Blood in My Coffee: The Life of the Fight Doctor by Ferdie Pacheco,Budd Schulberg

By Ferdie Pacheco,Budd Schulberg

Best often called the struggle medical professional, Ferdie Pacheco has lived a dreamer’s existence. rather than discovering good fortune in precisely one profession, Pacheco has excelled in different fields. He’s been a profitable pharmacist, medical professional, boxing cornerman, tv commentator, screenwriter, writer, artist, and extra. Now the lifetime of this amazing Renaissance guy is captured in his different autobiography, Blood in My Coffee.

With wit and candor, Pacheco chronicles his existence from his adolescence days spent becoming up within the Spanish portion of Tampa, Florida, to patching up Muhammad Ali whereas sitting ring-side. inside those pages, Pacheco deals an inside of examine the realm of boxing, together with characters from Miami’s well-known 5th highway health club, the Ali circus, and dealing at the back of the microphone with Marv Albert. he is taking off the gloves as he recollects his dealings with the likes of Don King and the Showtime community. yet Blood in My espresso is greater than only a boxing publication. It’s Pacheco’s own trip of awareness and growth—from establishing a scientific workplace in Miami’s Overtown ghetto to campaigning for higher protection rules in boxing. It’s evidence confident that with a bit good fortune and many perseverance, desires relatively do come true.

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