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A-ROD The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez

by | Read by L.J. Ganser

Biography & Memoir • 6 hrs. • Abridged • © 2009

The author examines the career and personal life—or, more appropriately, lives—of Alex Rodriguez, one of baseball's greatest players—with the stats to prove it. The book's main assertion—that Rodriguez was a regular steroids user—is overshadowed by the theme of narcissism. A-Rod's selfishness comes across as a way of life. L.J. Ganser always establishes a consistent tone in his narrations—whether he’s delivering a novel or a nonfiction investigative piece like this. Here he maintains a steady, interested tone—almost, yet not quite, bewildered—as he details Rodriguez's steroid use, relationships, and calculated public relations efforts. Fans will glean insights as the author reveals a man whose need for acceptance dominates his life. M.B. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9780061940897 $29.99 • Five CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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