Taming the Tiger: From the Depths of Hell to the Heights of Glory by Tony Anthony

Taming the Tiger: From the Depths of Hell to the Heights of Glory

Tony Anthony
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Details

  • ISBN
    9781860244810 / 1860244815
  • Title Taming the Tiger: From the Depths of Hell to the Heights of Glory
  • Author Tony Anthony
  • Category Oriental Martial Arts
  • Format
    Paperback
  • Year 2001
  • Pages 245
  • Publisher
    Authentic Media
  • Imprint Authentic Lifestyle
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 131mm x 16mm x 199mm

Annotation

This fast-paced, compelling, and chilling account is the deeply moving story of a three-time Kung Fu World Champion. With fascinating insight into the traditions of China's martial arts, it documents the abusive upbringing that turned a four-year old child into a hardened, professional killer. From China to Europe and across the Mediterranean, we follow Tony as he becomes an elite bodyguard, protecting some of the world's most powerful people. Following personal tragedy, Tony's extreme discipline and the philosophy of his art is quickly turned. He begins to use his skills for illegal means and highly destructive, bloodthirsty pleasure. Eventually incarcerated in Cyprus, Tony hits rock bottom. Through the visits of a stranger, he is introduced to the reality and life-changing power of Jesus Christ. Though the prison walls hold him, he finds himself a free man. This is just the beginning of a complex and fascinating testimony.

Publisher Description

A real life testimony that reads like a blockbusting thriller. This fast-paced, compelling and chilling account, is the deeply moving story of a three-times Kung Fu World Champion. With fascinating insight into the traditions of China's martial arts, it documents the abusive upbringing that turned a four-year-old child into a hardened, professional killer. From China to Europe and across the Mediterranean, we follow Tony as he becomes an elite bodyguard, protecting some of the world's most powerful people. Following personal tragedy, Tony's extreme discipline and the philosophy of his art is quickly turned. He begins to use his skills for illegal means and highly destructive, bloodthirsty pleasure. Eventually incarcerated in jail in Cyprus, Tony hits rock bottom. Through the visits of a stranger, he is introduced to the reality and life-changing power of Jesus Christ. Though the prison walls hold him, he finds himself a free man. This is just the beginning of a complex and fascinating testimony. - Real life testimony. - Fascinating read, in the tradition of classics such as Run Baby Run or The Cross and the Switchblade. - Superb, 'cringe free' evangelism tool.

Author Biography

Tony Anthony is an evangelist and establised Avanti Ministries, an organisation that works with local churches, helping them to communicate the Good News. Angela Little is a freelance writer and former Editor of Premier Magazine.

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