The Fighter &
The Writer

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The Writer, The Photographer, and The Fighter

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Boxing legend Gerry Cooney (left) emerged as the world’s number one contender for sports’ greatest prize, the heavyweight championship of the world. Gerry fought all-time great champion Larry Holmes in one of the most highly anticipated and memorable championship fights in history. Gerry currently co-hosts “At the Fights” on SiriusXM radio with Randy “The Commissioner” Gordon.


Joe DiMaggio (center) is a legendary photographer whose work can be found in Sports Illustrated, TIME Magazine, HBO, etc. Joe provided all the photographs for Gerry’s biography. Joe’s book “Fill the Frame: Recalling my Adventures from the Golden Age to the Digital Age of Photograph” can be found on convenient locations such as Amazon.com and his website (http://joedimaggiophoto.com).


John Grady (right) is a licensed professional counselor, licensed alcohol and drug counselor, and a dually certified supervisor in the mental health and addictions fields.  John is completing a PhD in Organizational Leadership and is currently specializing in helping athletes, executives, teams, and organizations to optimize performance. 



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Please visit our dear friend Joe DiMaggio’s website @ 

https://joedimaggiophoto.com   


Joe wrote a terrific book chronicling his interactions with some of the world’s biggest names... truly a terrific read, we can’t wait for the sequel: https://www.amazon.com/Fill-Frame-Recalling-Adventures-Photography/dp/0692622160

Book Ordering Info

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Gentleman Gerry: A Contender in the Ring, a Champion in Recovery

Gerry’s bio is available through Amazon.com, Rowman.com (see special discount offer below), BN.com, Booksamillion.com, and Bound.com


Special Savings - 30% Off!

- Good through June 30, 2020 (may not be combined with other offers)

- Publisher’s discount only

-  Go to: Rowman.com, type “Gerry Cooney” 

- Or, go directly to: https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781538111000/Gentleman-Gerry-A-Contender-in-the-Ring-a-Champion-in-Recovery

- Order using this code: RLFANDF30

- Hardback #: 978-1-5381-1100-0

- eBook #: 978-1-5381-1101-7

- Call: 1-800-462-6420

- Email: orders@rowman.com

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Please contact us at FighterWriter2@gmail.com for details

News, Links, & Original Articles

8/11/2019; 1:00

Bookends Bookstore (Ridgewood, NJ)

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Ridgewood, NJ

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8/11/2019; 1:00

Bookends Bookstore (Ridgewood, NJ)

Gerry and I will be at this great location at 1:00. Entry requires a purchase of the book, so please wait for another event if you already have a copy. If so, we’ll be around for a while, and will see you at a future event. :0)


http://www.book-ends.com

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Ridgewood, NJ

8/22/2019

Yogi Berra Museum

6:00 - 7:30pm

Yogi Berra Museum

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8/22/2019

Yogi Berra Museum

In what will be a most meaningful event - I am a lifelong Yankees fan and greatly admire the great Berra - Gerry and I will be at Yogi Berra Museum on August 22, 2019. 


$35 = book, autograph, and entry to the Museum


Hope to see you then!


https://yogiberramuseum.org/events/gerrycooney/

6:00 - 7:30pm

Yogi Berra Museum

9/3/2019

Book Revue (Huntington, NY)

7pm - 8:30pm

Huntington, NY

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9/3/2019

Book Revue (Huntington, NY)

A very special event: Both Gerry and his outstanding radio partner, “The Commish” Randy Gordon, will be signing books at Long Island’s largest independent bookstore, Book Revue. 


I am eagerly looking forward to this event, as these two legends are among my favorite people in the world. Stop by and see us!


http://bookrevue.com/gerry-cooney-and-randy-gordon-tuesday-september-3rd-at-7pm/

7pm - 8:30pm

Huntington, NY

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