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Knockout! a photobiography of boxer Joe Louis

Sullivan, George

Knockout! a photobiography of boxer Joe Louis

by Sullivan, George

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Published by National Geographic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Louis, Joe, -- 1914-1981,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography,
  • African American boxers -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby George Sullivan.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1132.L6 S85 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16925561M
    ISBN 109781426303289, 9781426303296
    LC Control Number2008025036

    : boxer biographies. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Best Sellers Gift Ideas. Otis Thomas, who was a promising fighter in the ’s, shared the same views on Louis, calling him the greatest boxer that ever lived. The biggest compliment of all, in my opinion, came from the most feared fighter in history, Sam Langford. “Joe Louis is the greatest heavyweight champion that ever : Buddy Gibbs.

    Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling refers to two separate fights between the two which are among boxing's most talked about bouts. Schmeling took the first match by a knockout in round 12 but in the second match, Louis won with a knockout in the first round. Although these champions met to create a pugilistic spectacle remarkable on its own terms, the two fights came to embody the broader political Date: J and J Knockout! is a quintessential American story—a humble but hardworking man overcomes poverty and prejudice to become world champion—and an inspiration to millions around the world. George Sullivan’s photobiography tells the powerful story of boxer Joe Louis with evocative period photography.

    Ruth and the Green Book. by Calvin A. Ramsey. Literary: Revolution (The Sixties Trilogy) by Deborah Wiles Ali's Knockout Punch: How a Photograph Stunned the Boxing World. by Michael Burgan. A Photobiography of Boxer Joe Louis. by George Sullivan. Informational: . In , the U.S. Postal Service issued a Joe Louis stamp—the first American stamp to honor a boxer. In , The Ring named Louis the Greatest Puncher of All-Time. In , the IBRO named Louis the greatest World Heavyweight Champion of all-time. External Links. Main Wikipedia Bio: Joe Louis.


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