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Floyd Patterson by W.K. Stratton

Floyd Patterson by W.K. Stratton

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The powerful story of boxing legend Floyd Patterson, civil rights activist, national icon, and the youngest man to win the World Heavyweight Champion title, and the first to ever win the title twice, from critically acclaimed author W.K. Stratton.
The powerful story of boxing legend Floyd Patterson, civil rights activist, national icon, and the youngest man to win the World Heavyweight Champion title, and the first to ever win the title twice, from critically acclaimed author W.K. Stratton.

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Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt on Jul 03, 2012
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w.k. stratton
the fighting lifeof boxingsinvisible champion
“Revives the life of a boxer who was larger outside the ring than within it.
 —GAY TALESE
 
Houghton Mif in Harcourt
BOSTON NEW YORK2012
 FloydPatterson
 THE FIGHTING LIFE
 o
 BOXING’S INVISIBLECHAMPION
 W. K. STRATTON
 
 Copyright © 2012 by W. K. Stratton All rights reserved For inormation about permission to reproduce selections rom this book, write to Permissions, Houghton Mif in Harcourt Publishing Company,215 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003.  www.hmhbooks.com
 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is available.
isbn
978-0-15-101430-9
 Book design by Brian Moore
 Printed in the United States o America
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 The author is grateul or permission to quote rom the ollowing sources: Letter rom ArchieMoore to Floyd Patterson, reprinted by permission o J’Marie Moore. “The Fight: Patterson vs.Liston” © 1963 by James Baldwin. Originally published in
 Nugget.
Copyright renewed. Collectedin
The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings by James Baldwin,
published by PantheonBooks. Reprinted by arrangement with the James Baldwin Estate.

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