In this book, author Gabe Oppenheim examines the rise and fall of boxing in Philadelphia, and how it often mirrored the city's own narrative arc. Throughout, Oppenheim weaves together cultural history, urban studies, and biographical sketches of Philadelphia fighters such as Jimmy Young, Meldrick "The Kid" Taylor, Teon Kennedy, and Mike Jones.
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|Size: ||3.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers|
|Date published: || 2014|
|ISBN: ||9781442236462 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|