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Mike Tyson : nurture of the beast

Author: Ernest Cashmore
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Polity, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beast. Monster. Savage. Psycho. The glowering menace of Mike Tyson has spooked us for almost two decades. And still we remain fascinated. Why? Ellis Cashmorea s answer is disturbing: white society  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mike Tyson; Mike Tyson; Mike Tyson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Cashmore
ISBN: 0745630707 9780745630700 0745630693 9780745630694
OCLC Number: 316894773
Description: vi. 273 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: * Acknowledgments * chapter one -- Introduction: I will kill you. Do you understand this? * chapter two -- If youa d be kind enough, Ia d love to do it again * chapter three -- Are you an animal? It depends * chapter four -- Like watching a Serengeti lion rip into a warthog * chapter five -- His vital organs in exchange for forgiveness * chapter six -- Goda s planning to screw him * chapter seven -- To rape the virginal black princess * chapter eight -- In handcuffs in the back of a police cruiser * chapter nine -- They believe white men have had to pay for black success * chapter ten -- Time to leave the white mana s world * chapter eleven -- Facts are lost in the preconceptions of racial grievance * chapter twelve -- Give him enough time and the nigger will come out in him * chapter thirteen -- The debt of the ghetto bound * chapter fourteen -- Youa d still look at me as a scumbag * Bibliography * Index
Responsibility: Ellis Cashmore.

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