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From the Fields to the Garden: The Life of Stitch Duran

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From a humble beginning in a dirt-poor migrant camp where he picked cotton and fruit with dreams of playing baseball and seeing the world, to being stationed in Thailand as a member of the United States Air Force, to the quiet of the locker room before a big fight, to the center of the cage in the middle of chaos, to the stadiums of Japan, to the arenas of Las Vegas, and u ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published September 24th 2010 by Black Mesa Publishing
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William
Oct 02, 2012 William rated it really liked it
This is a good book if you enjoy MMA and/or boxing. Stitch Duran is always said to be a likable fellow and, having heard him in multiple interviews, I would have to agree. This book is not the most well written tome I've ever laid my hands on, but I was reading it for the stories about Stitch's life and career, not for the writing itself.

If you don't know who Stitch is or have no interest in mixed martial arts or boxing, this book probably won't grab your attention. But if you're like me and yo
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Miranda Moberg Diaz
Jul 05, 2013 Miranda Moberg Diaz rated it really liked it
Great book for those that love MMA as told by the man who made the unlikely rise from cotton fields to the best cutman in the business. The book is told in a series of short stories, and "Stitch" is clearly one endearing man that every fighter wants in his corner for good reason.
Gary F
Feb 08, 2011 Gary F rated it it was amazing
A fantastic book that take you on a journey of a man who has risen from the migrant fields to the top of his profession. Really well written and heartfelt in addition to being just plain entertaining. Very highly recommended!
Vee
Fun read, I will write a review soon.
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