A Bigger Prize
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||iUniverse, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $24.95|
| Book Description: |
When trainer Frank Black Machine Whaley of View Point, Texas, dies of a heart attack in 1946, Elegant Raines, an eighteen-year-old black prizefighter, must find a new trainer. Raines calls on Leemore Pee-Pot Manners, a boxing trainer who lives in Longwood, West Virginia. Any honest man would say Pee-Pot knows more about boxing than anyone alive whether that man is black or white.
Raines's goal is to become the heavyweight champion of the world. Under Pee-Pot's tutelage Raines...