Redemption Alley: How I Lived to Bowl Another Frame by Bob Perry,Stefan Bechtel

By Bob Perry,Stefan Bechtel

After hitting all-time low via dependancy, bowling legend Bob Perry discovered that faith is for those who don't desire to visit hell. Spirituality is for those that have already been there. Perry tells his heart-wrenching, inspiring tale of bowling for the mob and drug and alcohol dependancy in his new ebook, Redemption Alley.

Perry, thought of via many to be the most naturally-talented bowlers within the historical past of the game, had power to turn into the most effective even on the younger age of 12. regrettably, he grew up in Seventies Paterson, New Jersey, the place everybody knew somebody who was once "connected"--with the mob, that's. rather than education for championships, Perry started doing peculiar jobs for wiseguys and hustling millions of greenbacks in after-house "action bowling" for John Gotti, who later grew to become the boss of the Gambino crime family.

Perry's connections with prepared crime ultimately landed him in federal criminal, yet now not earlier than he grew to become hooked on crack cocaine, alcohol, and painkillers and used to be homeless at the streets of recent York. finally, Perry washed up at the shorelines of St. Christopher's resort, a defend run via Franciscan priests. It was once there that he had six fateful encounters with an angelic messenger who not anyone else might see--a monk whose message was once so robust that Bob Perry has now been sober for 22 years.

In Redemption Alley, Perry not just stocks his impressive tale of bowling good fortune, his harmful organization with hoodlums and gangsters, and his restoration from habit, but additionally his inspiring, decades-long religious quest, and his sober trip again into the bowling world.

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