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The great white hope : a drama in three acts

Author: Howard Sackler
Publisher: New York : S. French, ©1968.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A fictional, idealized life story of boxing champion Jack Johnson, here called Jack Jefferson. Acting as a lens focused on a racist society, The Great White Hope explores how segregation and prejudice created the demand for a 'great white hope' who would defeat Johnson and how this, in turn, affected the boxer's life and career."--From publisher's website.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Jack Johnson; Jack Johnson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Sackler
ISBN: 0573609608 9780573609602
OCLC Number: 1672231
Description: 135 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by Howard Sackler.

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"A fictional, idealized life story of boxing champion Jack Johnson, here called Jack Jefferson. Acting as a lens focused on a racist society, The Great White Hope explores how segregation and prejudice created the demand for a 'great white hope' who would defeat Johnson and how this, in turn, affected the boxer's life and career."--From publisher's website.

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