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KINDLE Ç The Tonya Tapes Ü Lynda Prouse Based on the candid and sometimes startling conversations that YOU were never meant to hear THE TONYA TAPES written by award winning author Lynda D Prouse chronicles the life of the worlds most infamous female athlete TONYA HARDING revealing for the first time the whole truth of her difficult and sometimes amazing life on and off the ice Based on actual extensive interviews with Tonya Harding and written with her collaboration this is her story A very interesting readwith life aspectsto learn by

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EBOOK µ EPUB The Tonya Tapes ä ↠ GOPROLED ✓ ❮KINDLE❯ ➛ The Tonya Tapes ❥ Author Lynda Prouse – Goproled.co.uk Based on the candid and sometimes startling conversations that YOU were never meant to hear THE TONYA TAPES written by award winning author Lynda D Prouse chronicles the Based on the candid and sometimes startling conversations that YOU were never meant to hear THE TONYA TAPES written by award winning author Lynda D Prouse chronicles the life of the worlds most infamous female athlete TONYA HARDING revealing for the first time the whole truth of her difficult and sometimes amazing life on and off the ice Based on actual extensive interviews with Tonya Harding and written with her collaboration this is her story Tonya Harding was really big news back in 1994 so most readers over age 30 and many who are younger will be familiar with the basics of her story Tonya was a world class American figure skater who was accused of plotting with her ex husband and several others to seriously injure another skater Nancy Kerrigan Tonya pleaded guilty to covering up the attack after the fact and was banned from skating for lifeThis book is basically an autobiography starting from a very early age Tonya has a remarkable memory for events even when very very young up until the date of publication in 2008 It takes the format of a series of interviews of Tonya by Lynda Prouse lightly annotated by Prouse in places to help clarify certain events Because of the interview format it does jump around between different time periods rather than seuentially tracing her life forward Some reviewers have criticized the book for that but I found it is not too much of a problem Prouse always makes an effort to pin down the exact time when events Tonya is describing occurred so a pretty clear picture of Tonya's life or at least the image of her life that she wants to project emergesTonya apparently picked Prouse to interview her for this project because they were able to develop a strong rapport and Tonya enjoyed talking to Prouse As such Prouse' uestions of Tonya tend to be friendly in tone However Prouse doesn't hesitate to ask tough uestions when tough uestions need to be asked and clearly there are difficult uestions to be asked given the controversial life Tonya has led The reader can then decide for themselves whether Tonya's answers are persuasiveWhen it comes to the attack on Nancy Tonya here is definitely sticking to her story that she knew nothing about it in advance As such the reader isn't likely to learn much new about the attack that they didn't already know Tonya isn't about to offer any insights into an attack she claims to have had nothing to do with But the book is nevertheless offers fascinating insights into Tonya's life and the world of women's figure skating Tonya's passion for skating comes through very very strongly she is clearly very proud of her skating achievements such as landing the triple axel at a time when that was very rare especially for women This makes it all the sad both the abusive relationships she seemed to have a knack for attracting and the lifetime ban from skating that was to be part of her punishment for her role in the attack on NancyUltimately Tonya's story is a tragic one but the story of her life's tragedies is told very well here Did Tonya deserve the tragedies that came her way or is she as she maintains also a victim like Nancy of her ex husband? The reader will have to decide for themselves after reading this book but the book does a first rate job of presenting Tonya's story from her point of view to allow the reader to make up their mind

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The Tonya TapesBased on the candid and sometimes startling conversations that YOU were never meant to hear THE TONYA TAPES written by award winning author Lynda D Prouse chronicles the life of the worlds most infamous female athlete TONYA HARDING revealing for the first time the whole truth of her difficult and sometimes amazing life on and off the ice Based on actual extensive interviews with Tonya Harding and written with her collaboration this is her story This book was published some years ago but I came across it recently when looking at books relating to sports at the Winter Olympics I was intrigued so thought I would take a lookTonya Harding was the high profile US Olympic figure skater whose husband was involved in the knee capping of fellow skater Nancy Kerrigan several years back This incident virtually put paid to Harding's career although she did subseuently compete at the OlympicsThe book takes the form of interviews that author Lynda Prouse did with Tonya Harding It explains at the beginning how these came about and the story behind their publication It's an interesting behind the scenes look at what goes on in the world of top level competitive figure skating Harding's background is not typical of female figure skaters in that she had a very working class upbringing and was a bit of a tomboy If she is to be believed and it must be stated that some of the assertions she makes are unproven then the girl has been pretty hard done by by not only the figure skating authorities and the legal justice system but also by the people closest to her who should have been supporting her but instead either led her into a world of trouble or just stood by while the trouble found her