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User Review  - patrickfennig - LibraryThing

This book about the fab four of an exciting, yet twilight, era of boxing is informative. At times, Hamill forgets those who may be marginal fans of the sport, focusing too much of statistics rather ... Read full review

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User Review  - 5hrdrive - LibraryThing

I grew up during this era and reading about it brought it all back. I remember being able to see a great fight on network television on a regular basis. Leonard was the best fighter I've ever seen, but Hagler was my favorite. Read full review

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User Review  - clif_hiker - LibraryThing

In the late 60's and 70's I grew up in a boxing town. My grandfather was a great fan and often took me to the fights on a Saturday night. And on Saturday afternoons we would watch Muhammad Ali, Joe ... Read full review

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User Review  - Elliot1822 - LibraryThing

"Four Kings" was an enjoyable read. The information given on political figures such as Ted Kennedy,Kirk Douglas from the entertainment world and Joe Louis, from the boxing world, and you have a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dutchfan - LibraryThing

George Kimball's Four Kings fruitfully conveys the story of "the last great era of boxing" as it could only be told by an eyewitness. By centering his book on the nine fights between members of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - satchmo77 - LibraryThing

Four Kings by George Kimball is a must read if your a boxing fan, or just want to learn about a great time in the sport. Leonard, Hearns, Hagler, and Duran, are names known to every boxing fan, You ... Read full review

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User Review  - jsewvello - LibraryThing

This book is about the last great era of boxing, when there were four superstars fighting at or near the same weight class. Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns, and Roberto Duran will go ... Read full review

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User Review  - hippypaul - LibraryThing

Boxing as a sport is at an ebb in the US. It has been chased from popular culture by such things as MMA and Professional (?) Wrestling. However there were times that boxing was a major draw in America ... Read full review

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User Review  - wildbill - LibraryThing

The Four Kings is the story of Roberto Duran, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard and Thomas Hearns. They were the preeminent boxers of the 1980's whose paths crossed in nine fights between the ... Read full review


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