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Floyd Patterson : a boxer and a gentleman / Alan H. Levy.

Levy, Alan Howard. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 921 PAT (Text) 30032010455993 BIOGRAPHY Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780786439508 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 0786439505 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: viii, 289 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2008]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-284) and index.
Citation/References Note:
LJ 01/01/2009
Summary, etc.:
"This first biography of the former heavyweight covers Patterson's meteoric rise as boxer, gives equal attention to the boxer's life away from sport, including Patterson's work for civil rights causes in the 1960s. Joining Ali and George Frazier who used their celebrity to bring attention to social issues, he became an icon of the movement"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Patterson, Floyd.
Boxers (Sports) > United States > Biography.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century.
African Americans > Social conditions > 1964-1975.

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