In This Corner...!: Forty-Two World Champions Tell Their Stories

In This Corner...!: Forty-Two World Champions Tell Their Stories

by Peter Heller
     
 

Here is Jake LaMotta discussing his career as a hoodlum; Floyd Patterson on growing up in the ghetto; Gunboat Smith on the Jack Johnson era; Jack Dempsey on the Willard fight and the Tunney ”long counSee more details below

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Here is Jake LaMotta discussing his career as a hoodlum; Floyd Patterson on growing up in the ghetto; Gunboat Smith on the Jack Johnson era; Jack Dempsey on the Willard fight and the Tunney ”long coun

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Library Journal
"Boxing fans should welcome this chance to hear their favorites speak in their own voices, as well as learn more or less firsthand about fight managers, white hopes, and the continual encroaching of the underworld on the sport," said LJ's reviewer of this volume in which Heller interviews 40 former titleholders (LJ 9/1/73). This edition has been revised and expanded.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306806032
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
Expanded and updated ed., 1st Da Capo Pr
Pages:
456
Sales rank:
737,172
Product dimensions:
5.57(w) x 8.54(h) x 1.06(d)

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