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My life and battles

Author: Jack Johnson; Christopher Rivers
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jack Johnson, the first African American heavy-weight champion of the world, is a seminal and iconic figure in the history of race and sport in America.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946.
My life and battles.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(DLC) 2007028401
(OCoLC)154776574
Named Person: Jack Johnson
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Johnson; Christopher Rivers
ISBN: 9780275999650 0275999653
OCLC Number: 181174212
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Translation and amalgam of the 1914 autobiography Mes combats and autobiographical articles that originally appeared in La vie au grand air in 1911.
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 127 p.) : ill.
Contents: Front Matter; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Chapter Ten; Chapter Eleven; Chapter Twelve; Chapter Thirteen; Chapter Fourteen; Chapter Fifteen; Chapter Sixteen; Chapter Seventeen; Chapter Eighteen; Chapter Nineteen; Chapter Twenty; Chapter Twenty-One; Chapter Twenty-Two; Chapter Twenty-Three; Chapter Twenty-Four; Chapter Twenty-Five; EPILOGUE; APPENDIX 1; APPENDIX 2; NOTES; About the Author.
Other Titles: Vie au grand air.
Responsibility: by Jack Johnson ; edited and translated by Christopher Rivers ; foreword by Geoffrey C. Ward.

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