Love story meets harsh reality of drugs and booze meets a career as a first class boxing champion. Meet Mike, the dysfunctional marriage of his parents, the treacherous kind of protectors in his boxing career and Caitlyn, the beautiful woman he falls in love with, but suddenly leaves him to marry Patrick. Eye on the Prize is about focusing anger and love, the fragility of relationships and staying sober as an addict.
Dmytro Holmes did his best to paint true to life characters and keep his audience guessing for the ending.
About the author
Dmytro Holmes, a Ukrainian-born American author, and boxer. Born in Kiev, he emigrated with his family to the United States at the age of seven, living in Albany, New York. He later graduated from Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
As an amateur boxer, Dmytro won the Junior Olympics national championship. Dmytro was ready to become a professional boxer, but right before his pro debut, he was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma, a life-threatening form of bone cancer.
He went on to make a recovery after spending 2,5 years fighting cancer. Despite the disease, Dmytro found a new passion and become an author. His debut novel Eye on the Prize was originally published in February 2017.
I received a free review copy from the author in exchange for my personal, unbiased opinion upon reading.