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Max Baer & the star of David

Author: Jay Neugeboren
Publisher: Simsbury, Connecticut : Mandel Vilar Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1933, boxer Max Baer defeated German heavyweight champion Max Schmeling. The year after, he wrested the world title from Primo Carnera. Baer wasn't champ for long, substituting nightclubs and women for the hard work of fight preparation, but during this time two competitors died as a result of the pounding he gave them. Baer died at 50, still near fighting shape. Baer was one-quarter Jewish: he wore the Star of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Max Baer; Max Baer
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Neugeboren
ISBN: 9781942134176 1942134177
OCLC Number: 914866948
Description: 192 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Max Baer and the star of David
Responsibility: Jay Neugeboren.

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Mixing fictional and historical characters this haunting story is about Max Baer's life in and out of the boxing ring.  Read more...

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"With Max Baer and the Star of David, Jay Neugeboren creates a pair of distinctive fictional characters and deposits them into the life of the legendary Depression-era boxer. The writing is strong Read more...

 
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