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Shadowboxing : the rise and fall of George Dixon

Author: Steven Edwin Laffoley
Publisher: Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada : Pottersfield Press, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Before Mohammed Ali and Joe Louis, before Sugar Ray Robinson and Jack Johnson, before Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard, before all the great black boxing champions of every age and every weight class, there was George Dixon. He was the first. He was the greatest. And this is his story"--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: George Dixon; George Dixon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Edwin Laffoley
ISBN: 9781897426449 1897426445
OCLC Number: 796918932
Description: 206 pages ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Steven Laffoley.

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"Before Mohammed Ali and Joe Louis, before Sugar Ray Robinson and Jack Johnson, before Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Sugar Ray Leonard, before all the great black boxing champions of every age and every weight class, there was George Dixon. He was the first. He was the greatest. And this is his story"--Cover.

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