“I’m not afraid anymore.” Andre Agassi is telling
Thus begins, in the magazine magazine number, the meeting of Federico Buffa with the legend of tennis Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi enters the George V suite of Paris as a go-round, as when he headed for the stacks before serving. Humble,
polite, greets all in a low voice. He no longer chooses the balls to start the game, now carefully select the words.
As it was in the field, there is nothing ordinary, nothing at stake in Andreino, as Gianni Clerici called it. In Open,
the autobiography of Agassi, written with the decisive contribution of the Pulitzer J.R. Moehringer
(“I have chosen every word, I am proud of it,” Andre tells us), the champion has sown the history of his life in deep,
and therefore dangerous, questions. It starts in a field of play but moves immediately out into the world. And it turns to us all.
“While I was writing,” Agassi tells us as Sky cameras light up, “I realized over time that, while having all the different experiences, basically
we share a similar path. There I realized that this book was not done to allow someone to know me better, but to let people know about it by reading
It’s a book about training. It is the story of all men. ”
Universal, but not only. This book has a seductive rebellious charge that is born out of a key concept:
There is a Lie. Somewhere there is a lie like mine. There is definitely someone who is going to be induced to be the person who is not,
by their parents, or by the circumstances in which they grew up. A guy who did not have the chance to be different from how others want it to be.
Open has this vision of juvenile rebellion, not generic, as in Young Holden but synthesized in sports.
This is why the consensus of more than 750,000 readers is justified, only in Italy.
An abnormal number that tells the ability of a work to convince many young people, usually not inspired by reading …