Pound for Pound by Herb Boyd audiobook

Pound for Pound

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8.50 Hours 1
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Many consider "Sugar" Ray Robinson the greatest pound-for-pound boxer in history. And this riveting biography tells it all: Ray's rise from poverty, his Golden Gloves triumphs, his bouts with Jake LaMatta, his rumbles with Rocky Graziano, his stint with Uncle Sam, and his 125 consecutive victories. Listeners also join Ray in his struggles with the IRS and the Mafia. Peter Jay Fernandez's narration and Herb Boyd's words make a winning combination with knock-out power.

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Many consider "Sugar" Ray Robinson the greatest pound-for-pound boxer in history. And this riveting biography tells it all: Ray's rise from poverty, his Golden Gloves triumphs, his bouts with Jake LaMatta, his rumbles with Rocky Graziano, his stint with Uncle Sam, and his 125 consecutive victories. Listeners also join Ray in his struggles with the IRS and the Mafia. Peter Jay Fernandez's narration and Herb Boyd's words make a winning combination with knock-out power.

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Author Bio: Herb Boyd

Author Bio: Herb Boyd

Herb Boyd is a journalist, activist, teacher, and author or editor of twenty-three books, including his latest, The Diary of Malcolm X, edited with Ilyasah Al-Shabazz, Malcolm X’s daughter. His articles have been published in the Black Scholar, Final Call, the Amsterdam News, Cineaste, Downbeat, the Network Journal, and the Daily Beast. A scholar for more than forty years, he teaches African American history and culture at the City College of New York in Harlem, where he lives.

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Author Bio: Ray Robinson

Author Bio: Ray Robinson

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography
Runtime: 8.50
Audience: Adult
Language: English