e-Book Joe Louis: The Great Black Hope epub downloadAuthor: Richard Bak
Pages: 330 pages
Publisher: Da Capo Press; 1st Da Capo Press ed edition (August 22, 1998)
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e-Book Joe Louis: The Great Black Hope epub download
by Richard Bak
Joe Louis: The Great Blac. has been added to your Cart. Meanwhile Joe bounced back quickly and eventually knocked out Braddock to become the heavyweight champion of the world.
Joe Louis: The Great Blac. Richard Bak was born and raised in Detroit - the town where Joe Louis learned the sporting craft of boxing. He does a very good job in his biography of Joe Louis to capture the socio-political context of the events in the life of Joe Louis and to demonstrate how that context affected the decisions and actions of Joe Louis in his life and his boxing career.
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Famed for his boxing skills, Detroit's adopted son became a Joe Louis: The Great Black Hope, by Detroit journalist Richard Bak, is an even-handed study of one of the great American athletes of the Twentieth Century. Louis held the heavyweight title from 1937 to 1949, including a stint in the Army during World War II.
103 illustrations, 22 in color.
When Joe Louis (1914-1981) knocked out the German boxer Max Schmeling in 1938 in two minutes and four seconds, the entire nation-black and white-celebrated the "fight of the century" as a victory of the United States against the ominous tide of Nazism
When Joe Louis (1914-1981) knocked out the German boxer Max Schmeling in 1938 in two minutes and four seconds, the entire nation-black and white-celebrated the "fight of the century" as a victory of the United States against the ominous tide of Nazism. Never had an African-American received such universal praise across racial lines.
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Along the way, Richard Bak compassionately, yet evenhandedly, details Louis's private vices: incessant womanizing, reckless spending habits, massive debts to the IRS, and drug abuse. Filled with over one hundred photographs, including twenty-two in colour, Joe Louis is the most comprehensive portrait yet written of one of the greatest African-American heroes who used his fists figuratively,and literally,to fight racism. The Perseus Books Group.
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Joe Louis was born in Alabama, but lived much of his early years in Detroit. Bak, Richard (1998). Joe Louis: The Great Black Hope. p. 103. ISBN 978-0-306-80879-1. 104.
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Joe Louis : The Great Black Hope. Richard Bak, a native of Detroit, is the author of eight books, including the critically acclaimed Lou Gehrig: An American Genius and Ty Cobb: His Tumultuous Life and Times.