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Mike DeJohn Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Mike DeJohn fought many of the most recognizable ranked contenders of the 1950s and early 1960s. Among these were Sonny Liston, Eddie Machen, George Chuvalo and Nino Valdes. DeJohn's best punch was a left uppercut. He fought out of a crouch and overpowered numerous boxing adversaries with his superior strength. He was a handsome athlete who looked more like a college student and was well-mannered.
Kratos' Big Top Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Performing Arts / Circus
Kratos is having an adventure at the circus. He wants to join in the fun! He's acting like all the other performers, so why is the ringmaster trying to catch him?
The World in My Fist
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by AIDIF Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In the spring of 1967, Nino Benvenuti was the first Italian to keep the entire nation awake all night for an event taking place on the opposite side of the ocean, in New York, when the six hour time lapse collapsed under the enthusiasm for his victory over Emile Griffith in the old Madison Square Garden stadium.
Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Yolande Pompey, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was ranked as high as 3rd by Ring Magazine and the World Boxing Association. He was the product of Belmont Orphanage in Princes Town. Pompey came to prominence after he defeated Gentle Daniel, the boxing champion of Trinidad. Yolande faced Archie Moore in the most important fight of his career, in London, on June 5, 1956. Pompey boxed from 1949-'61.
Manos de Piedra: A Biography of Roberto Durán
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
There are not many boxing stories that have happy endings. Roberto Duran's seems to be one. Now in his sixties he has both his faculties and an intact body. He still has money and his wife of more than four decades and his family are his greatest joys. He lives in a country that worships him. For a fighter who personified the face of evil in the ring he seems to have made no lasting enemies. He
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
China in 2030 - Discord or "Harmonious Society"? Military Modernization, Influence of Culture, Demographics, New Boxers, Middle Kingdom Economic Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital report from the Department of Defense's Center for Strategy and Technology presents a critical examination of the future of the People's Republic of China as it might exist in the year 2030.
The Case of the Barking Boxer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
Do you know how to speak dog? Sere is back with a new adventure that has her wondering if she can. This time, solving the mystery may be the difference between life and death.
Kratos' Racing Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Cars, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Kratos is on another adventure, and this time to the race track! He learns how the races work and gets to meet some of his favorite drivers!
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.