When Dempsey Fought Tunney: Heroes, Hokum, and Storytelling in the Jazz Age / Edition 1

When Dempsey Fought Tunney: Heroes, Hokum, and Storytelling in the Jazz Age / Edition 1

by Bruce J. Evenson
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870499180
Publisher:
University of Tennessee Press
Publication date:
07/28/1996
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Dempsey and the Doctor1
2Tex and Toledo18
3Tunney, Dempsey, Sports Writers, and Readers35
4Hearst, the Colonel, Ochs, and the Captain: Four Publishers Bid for the Fight54
5The Philadelphia Fight74
6The Comeback, the Chicago Fight, and Its Aftermath97
Notes125
Bibliography187
Index211

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