Joe Louis: Hard Times Man

Joe Louis: Hard Times Man

by Randy Roberts
ISBN-10:
0300177631
ISBN-13:
9780300177633
Pub. Date:
02/14/2012
Publisher:
Yale University Press
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Overview

Joe Louis: Hard Times Man

Richly researched and utterly captivating, this extraordinary biography presents the full range of Joe Louis' power in and out of the boxing ring.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780300177633
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 02/14/2012
Pages: 328
Sales rank: 838,574
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

PREFACE....................     ix     

1 A Land Without Dreams....................     1     

2 Emperors of Masculinity....................     24     

3 Tethered by Civilization....................     54     

4 He Belongs to Us....................     86     

5 King Louis I....................     121     

6 Red, White, Blue, and Black....................     142     

7 The Last Perfect Night....................     173     

8 Uncle Sam Says....................     198     

9 An Old Man's Dream....................     232     

NOTES....................     261     

A NOTE ON SOURCES....................     281     

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS....................     293     

INDEX....................     295     


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