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Summary

Let Me Be Frank is the new book from one of the world's sporting greats. A deeply personal story, Bruno talks about his battle with mental illness, his time inside a mental facility, the impact his illness has had on his family and his career - and his long road back to stability. 

Now ready to talk about the condition that devastated his world, Frank's story offers his own unique perspective on living with bipolar disorder. His fears, his triumphs and the great affection he feels for the legion of fans he has to this day. His aim is to give others hope and inspiration. 

Cover: Barry Marsden

©2018 Frank Bruno (P)2018 Audible, Ltd

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Compelling Story - Awful Narration

Big Frank is a national treasure and most boxing fans are aware of his battles inside of the ring.
This book chronicles his biggest battles outside of the ring which is an emotional and insightful rollercoaster
A good, honest, interesting journal of Franks struggle with his metal illness. My respect for him is huge.
However, what spoiled this audio book for me was the ridiculous narration.
The attempt of the narrator trying to sound like Frank was largely off-putting and at times was almost unbearable to listen to.
Would I recommend the book? Yes, definitely. However I would recommend buying the kindle/paperback version instead of the audiobook because in my opinion the style of narration lets it down big time.

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DISAPPOINTED

I was looking forward to this book, as a kid I grew up watching him on t.v he was the boxer in the ring at the time, the narrator let this book down immensely!!! Very poor narration!! It was like the Micky was been taken out of frank!!! The story was interesting, as a I have an understanding of mental health issues..... I would rather of bought the book in paperback

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mental health awareness

A great insight into the life of a British sporting icon. you have to feel for Frank after everything he has been through.

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Frank Bruno - Legend!!

What the eyes don't see and the ears don't hear!! I grew up with Frank Bruno on my screens a a little girl. I saw most of his fights on TV with my Dad. As a grown woman now, I wotk in mental health. Mr Bruno has done exceedingly well to be discharged from meds and care. I applaud you Sir...x

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A model human being!!

I don't really know where to start with this review - it's left me speechless really. I think I cannot add to the title of this review - a model human being.
What a book! What a man!

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Insightful into mental health in Sport

Insightful listen to Franks mental health issues. Hope this reaches other less prolific athletes also. i would have prefer to learn more of his boxing journey. Great story

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Excellent

Excellent autobiography. Candid and eloquently written. Frank is a true inspiration. What a great man.

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Fab!!👏🏾👌🏾👏🏾

What an amazing story... my younger sister suffered from mental health issues, unfortunately she didn’t come through the other side.... but Franks story was so reminiscent of what she had to go through... well done , shed many a tear... ( in remembrance)
Thank you 🙏🏾

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A great listen from start to finish.

Very inspirational and insightful. A no holds barred account of Frank and his battle with depression, add how it also affected those around him.

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very enjoyable

open and honest. It was a great insight into someone dealing with mental illness. I've been Bruno fan from the start of his career.