John L. Sullivan and His America

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University of Illinois Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 pages
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Aims to make the reader feel the lure of the boxing ring.
  

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Being a life-and-times book about the famed gaslight-era boixer, who transitioned the sport into something like its modern form and structure. Although the book is a fully functional biography, the ... Read full review

John L. Sullivan and his America

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A study of John L. as the nation's first great boxing hero. Sullivan, who rose from the immigrant underclass to be a friend of Theodore Roosevelt and other leaders, is shown to have been admired for ... Read full review

Contents

IV
17
V
39
VI
60
VII
82
VIII
115
IX
117
X
144
XI
171
XVI
300
XVII
325
XVIII
327
XIX
354
XX
375
XXI
385
XXII
387
XXIII
391

XII
205
XIII
237
XIV
257
XV
281
XXIV
393
XXV
443
XXVI
453
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