Raging Bull: My Story

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Raging Bull: My Story is a 1970 memoir by middleweight boxer Jake LaMotta. In 1980, the book was adapted into the well known film Raging Bull, by Martin Scorsese. The book is an autobiography about Jake LaMotta's life as a young teenage criminal, his reformation in prison, his boxing years and his struggle with the mafia who kept the title out of reach, and his jealous obsession with his wife Vickie. The book details his life very thoroughly from childhood till the end of his fame.

First edition[edit]

  • La Motta, Jake with Carter, Joseph and Savage, Peter (1970). Raging Bull: My Story. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall [1970]. ISBN 0-13-752527-3.