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Sweet thunder : the life and times of Sugar Ray Robinson

Author: Wil Haygood
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2010, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the author of the critically acclaimed "In Black and White" comes another illuminating narrative in which Haygood explores one of the 20th-century's most iconic figures of the fight game, Sugar Ray Robinson.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Sugar Ray Robinson; Sugar Ray Robinson; Sugar Ray Robinson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wil Haygood
ISBN: 9781400044979 1400044979
OCLC Number: 678635271
Notes: "This is a Borzoi Book"--Title page verso.
Description: 461 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Round midnight --
1921-1942: Say goodbye to Walker Smith Jr. --
1943-1944: Sugar Ray's uniform --
1945-1946: Esquire men --
A lovely setup for the old man --
1947: Killer --
1942-1951: An opera in six brutal acts --
1951: Around (a part of) the world in fifty days --
1952: Dreams --
1953-1954: The very thought of you onstage --
1954-1956: Greatness again --
1960-1962: Battling --
1963-1966: Autumn leaves --
1967-1989: Saving all those Walker Smith Juniors.
Responsibility: Wil Haygood.
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From the author of the critically acclaimed "In Black and White" comes another illuminating narrative in which Haygood explores one of the 20th-century's most iconic figures of the fight game, Sugar Ray Robinson.

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