Overview:Floyd Patterson: A Biography - Floyd Patterson delivered a number of knockout punches during his Hall of Fame career, but it might have been the fights he won beyond the boxing ring that made him great. Born in 1935, he overcame poverty and prejudice to become the youngest world heavyweight championship in history. He would later became the first man to regain the crown after losing it. Boxing legend Muhammad Ali called Patterson the most skillful fighter he ever faced.In the first biography of the former heavyweight, Alan Levy covers Patterson's meteoric rise as boxer while giving equal attention to the boxer's life away from sport, including Patterson's work as an activist for civil rights causes in the 1960s. Joining Ali and George Frazier as boxers who used their celebrity to bring attention to social issues, he became an icon of the movement.

This book is on page /991d858404670cb95ebe7995ae4965fd/book/1603725654-9780786439508. It was written by the following authors: Andrew Emmerson and Tony Beard, Alan H. Levy. Book Floyd Patterson: A Biography, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc, Capital Transport Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, Sports Books, Biography, Transport: general interest. The book was published on 2008-08-30 00:00:00. It has 297 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 408 g. File for download Floyd Patterson: A Biography has PDF format and is called floyd-patterson-a-biography.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our lib-et-deco.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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