One Punch From the Promised Land

One Punch From the Promised Land

Leon Spinks, Michael Spinks, and the Myth of the Heavyweight Title

Book - 2013
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"The story of the first brothers to capture the world heavyweight title, Leon and Michael Spinks, who fought their way out of the projects, took on the biggest names in boxing (including Ali and Tyson), and made millions of dollars.... But one brother would find himself strung-out, back in the projects"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9780762783007
0762783001
Branch Call Number: 796.8309 SPINK FLORI
Characteristics: 279 pages, 16 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Shapiro, Ouisie

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Jan 06, 2014

Excellent, excellent account. Writing is spare but evocative. I was taken back to those always interesting, if erratic, boxing days of the eighties...Highly recommend.

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