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Searching for Novak: The man behind the enigma

English

By (author): Mark Hodgkinson

'A fantastic and fascinating exploration of the life of a great champion... Full of compelling insight.' - Tom Hiddleston

'This book captures the deep complexities in Novak's mind and his life and how he's dealt with them in a thoughtful, soul-searching way.' - Chris Evert


'A fascinating insight into the greatest tennis player of all time.' - Evening Standard tennis correspondent, Matt Majendie

'An absorbing insight into the story behind the greatest player of all time.' - The Times tennis correspondent, Stuart Fraser

'Mark Hodgkinson goes memorably deep on Novak Djokovic - from his hard-luck beginnings to his gluten-free diet to his unorthodox mind - helping us better understand one of the most fascinating figures in sports.' - Christopher Clarey, author of The Master

'Meticulously-researched, this is a go-to book for anyone who wants to get a real insight into what has made Novak Djokovic such a champion.' - Simon Cambers, author of The Federer Effect

No man or woman has won more Grand Slam singles titles than Novak Djokovic, who took his 24th major at the 2023 US Open. Based on fresh interviews with people close to Djokovic - including his friends and mentors, along with his former coaches and his rivals - this is an in-depth exploration of the psyche of one of the most fascinating and controversial sporting characters ever. From a bomb shelter in Belgrade to an immigration detention centre in Melbourne, and everywhere in between, this book uncovers his relentless pursuit of perfection and the unconventional beliefs that have propelled him to greatness.

Rage. Forgiveness. Shame. Pride. Love. Searching for Novak examines the psychological and emotional side of rewriting tennis history.

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Will deliver when available. Publication date 04 Jul 2024

Product Details
  • Weight: 500g
  • Dimensions: 160 x 232mm
  • Publication Date: 04 Jul 2024
  • Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
  • Publication City/Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN13: 9781788405164

About Mark Hodgkinson

Mark Hodgkinson is known for his compelling biographies of Roger Federer Andy Murray and Serena Williams. A former Daily Telegraph tennis correspondent he has ghostwritten columns for Boris Becker Martina Navratilova Bjorn Borg and Pete Sampras and also collaborated on a book with boxer Lawrence Okolie and on a golf project with singer Robbie Williams. Mark worked on two fitness books with Daniel Craig Tom Hiddleston and their trainer Simon Waterson one of which became an Amazon bestseller. Additionally he authored a bestselling book for Naomi Osaka's former coach Sascha Bajin and has collaborated with psychologist Charlie Unwin and former Marine Nick Goldsmith. Mark consults for international sports brands in Europe the United States and Japan.

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