Champion--Joe Louis: Black Hero in White America

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Scribner, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1985 - Biography & Autobiography - 330 pages
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Blending biography and social history, this portrait of one of the first Black Americans to win fame and respect in the twentieth century draws on new interview material and translations from German press coverage

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Champion--Joe Louis, black hero in white America

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Possibly boxing's greatest champion, Louis has been celebrated in many books, magazines, speeches, and even a film. Now Mead, Yale history and law graduate, takes a new lookboth sympathetic and ... Read full review

Contents

New York Aint Ready for Him
35
The Finger of God 15
75
And New Heavyweight Champion of the World
102
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