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Venus Envy?

Anyone read this? I'm half-way through it, and to be quite honest I'm quite enjoying it. Packed with loads of interesting bits of useless info.

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Yes I love it I have read it twice, I have the new edition with Venus on the cover its ace!! The only bad bits are where he slags Anna off. He is also very patronsing toward Monica,.

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Have you read From Fear to Victory by Seles? I'm thinking of buying it.
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No, but Im sure it would make a fantastic read, Monica although very popular reveals very little about her life, so I might read it.

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From Fear to Victory is very good. You all should read it I amsure you will enjoy it.

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Naturally, I would, its written by Monica.
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Jon even sent me VE himself
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I loved this book! Really know now why I hate some players and Love'em!!!

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from fear to victory is a very good book. i also enjoyed reading venus envy.
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Venus Envy is quite entertaining. It's very revealing and I had fun reading about the tour and the tourneys and the players, etc. Wertheim is not a bad writer either. I recommend it!

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I've read both books, and they both are very good reads!!!

It's cool to get personal insight of what really happens on tour. Oh and monica's book made me cry a couple times...she is soo amazing
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I have read both book

Venus envy is fun, worth a read

Monica book is really one of the reason why she become my fav, it really is amazing how she cna overcome everything

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Originally Posted by dava_russianrule
He is also very patronsing toward Monica.
Eh?

Wertheim devotes about 15-20 pages to Monica, and although he doesn't look at her through rose-colored glasses, it's the most beautiful tribute to her I've ever read. I've always thought that his passages about Monica would be the perfect introduction to another fan who didn't know much about her.

I, too, really liked Venus Envy. Very fluid and very informative, especially regarding management agencies and what goes on behind the scenes.
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I also enjoyed them both, definitley would recommend them. :-)
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