In This Corner...!
Forty-Two World Champions Tell Their Stories
By (author) Peter Heller
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In This Corner...! by Peter Heller
Book DescriptionHere is Jake LaMotta discussing his career as a hoodlum; Floyd Patterson on growing up in the ghetto; Gunboat Smith on the Jack Johnson era; Jack Dempsey on the Willard fight and the Tunney "long count"; Rocky Graziano on showbiz; and dozens of others--including Sugar Ray Robinson, Willie Pastrano, Jose Torres, Carmen Basilio, Joe Louis, Willie Pep, and Archie Moore--on boxers, racketeers, drugs, payoffs, managers. Including two never-before-published interviews with Roberto Duran and Alexis Arguello, this newly expanded and updated edition of In This Corner...! is undoubtedly the best one-volume history of boxing ever written.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306806032
(216mm x 140mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1994
Country of Publication: United States
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Whale Warriors, Paperback (February 2008)
For two months Heller was part of the crew of a vegan pirate ship of eco-crusaders, the Farley Mowat, on a mission to stop Japanese whaling ships in the Antarctic. As they plough through the Antarctic, weathering gale force winds and thirty-five foot seas, they find themselves at the centre of an international whaling war.
Hell or High Water, Paperback (January 2005)
Tibet's Tsangpo Gorge, inspiration for Shangri La and one of the world's most insurmountable stretches of river, remained unconquered until a team of seven world-class kayakers rose to the challenge, a journey chronicled in this epic. This epic takes the paddlers through the most dangerous sustained whitewater ever kayaked.
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From the editors of the original active lifestyle magazine, the first where-to guide to outdoor adventure in one of America's greatest metro areas.
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Author Biography - Peter Heller
Peter Heller is the author of Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story. A sports producer for ABC News, he lives in Putnam Valley, New York and Boca Raton, Florida.
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