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Author Lewis, Glenn, 1947- author.

Title Sparring with Smokin' Joe : Joe Frazier's epic battles and rivalry with Ali / Glenn Lewis.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2021]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.8309 Frazier,J LEW    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xi, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "This book aims to rectify the imbalance in coverage between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali just in time for the 50th anniversary of The Fight of the Century. It is based on several months the author spent in the gym, on the road, and in verbal tussles with the legendary champion and gives new insight into Frazier"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-223) and index.
Contents Up in Joe's lair -- Down with the gym rats -- Return to black roots -- More than the white man's champion -- Ali's tap dance and Frazier's flying circus -- Lessons on beating a bear -- In the shadow of champions -- Bumpy roads to Olympic glory -- The Frazier's go pro -- (Mis)managing Marvis -- Smokin' Joe and the Ali Wars -- Extra Rounds -- Ali and Frazier on the comeback trail -- Epilogue: Ain't nothing but a party.
Subject Frazier, Joe, 1944-2011.
Ali, Muhammad, 1942-2016.
African American boxers -- United States.
Boxers (Sports) -- United States.
Boxing -- United States -- History.
Sports rivalries -- United States -- History.
Added Title Sparring with Smoking Joe
ISBN 9781538136799 (cloth)
1538136791 (cloth)

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