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Beyond Glory

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink

Beyond Glory( )
Author: Margolick, David
ISBN:978-0-375-41192-2
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

Nothing in the annals of sports has aroused more passion than the heavyweight fights in New York in 1936 and 1938 between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling–bouts that symbolized and galvanized the hopes, hatreds, and fears of a world moving toward total war. David Margolick takes us into the careers of both men. We see Louis in his boyhood and amateur days in Detroit and Chicago, and the blossoming of his boxing genius. We see him, already a near-mythical figure, taking New York by...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Boxing
Sports & Recreation / Sociology Of Sports
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.51 x 6.48 x 1.53 Inches
Book Weight:1.915 Pounds



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