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

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

Paperback(Expanded and updated ed., 1st Da Capo Pr)

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Overview

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 count”; Rocky Graziano on showbiz; and dozens of others—including Sugar Ray Robinson, Willie Pastrano, José Torres, Carmen Basilio, Joe Louis, Willie Pep, and Archie Moore—on boxers, racketeers, drugs, payoffs, managers. Including two never-before-published interviews with Roberto Durán and Alexis Argüello, this newly expanded and updated edition of In This Corner. . . ! is undoubtedly the best one-volume history of boxing ever written.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306806032
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 09/28/1994
Edition description: Expanded and updated ed., 1st Da Capo Pr
Pages: 456
Sales rank: 517,196
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Peter Heller is the author of Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story. A sports producer for ABC News, he lives in Putnam Valley, New York and Boca Raton, Florida.

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