Books tagged: boxer

The adult filter is active; there may be additional content. To view this content, click the "Adult Content" button above to change your filtering option.

Found 27 results

John Fury Rochester, New York Public Enemy #1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » Social Science » Criminology
A gang of three led by John Fury was discovered holed up inside the Miller Garage in Rochester in December 1936. His accomplices were second offender Frank Miller, 29, and first offender Anthony Ollis, 32. The triumvirate was responsible for stealing safes from restaurants, bakeries, etc. Over a five year period their 10-20 year sentences were shortened and then reinstated by various judges.
The Boxer - Scholar and Clown
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
In "The Boxer - Scholar, and Clown," you will learn all the main aspects of properly raising and caring for this beautiful dog. The book covers the origin of this breed and the proper way to train the Boxer.
Kratos River Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Kratos goes on an adventure down the river looking for treasure. He is surprised by some of the things he finds, and the friends he runs into while learning along the way!
The Bad Man and the Boxer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » General
In this intense short story, when Basilone Thompson's fight manager dies, a new manager shows up to take his place. The Big Bass can hardly believe his good fortune. His rise through the ranks is meteoric. But is anything ever quite what it seems?
Gorilla Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Gorilla Jones was from Memphis, Tennessee. Early on he fought in the border region between Louisiana and Texas. Later his career blossomed under the tutelage of Suey Welch, an Akron, Ohio promoter. His career lasted two decades, from 1920-1940. Jones was a skilled fighter could find weaknesses in his opponents. Against Sammy Slaughter in 1933 he scored a knockout with a short right uppercut.
Cesar Brion Argentine Heavyweight Boxer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » History » South American
Cesar Brion was not the aggressive and powerful fighter that his countryman Luis Firpo had been. Yet he had many skills. Against Joe Louis in 1951 Brion had been even through seven rounds. It was after Cesar switched from a crouching stance attack to a more upright offensive that Louis cut him up and dominated the fight. Brion was never stopped from going the distance by a ring opponent.
William Sailor Freedman Lightweight Boxer and Jewish Criminal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
William Sailor Freedman was a boxer of significance from 1916 until 1928. He was also an enforcer/thug for gangsters, particularly the Philadelphia rum runner Max Hoff. Hoff ran a gambling operation as well while also managing Sailor's boxing career. Freedman was a short fighter, standing 5'8" with a 69" reach. He fought many of the greatest fighters, including Mickey Walker and Benny Leonard.
The Secret Heart
Price: Free! Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
In early Victorian England, a beautiful fortune hunter tries to trap an eligible bachelor in marriage. He recognizes her scheming for what it is, but still can't resist.
Kid Gavilan World Welterweight Boxing Champion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
The 1950s was an era of great boxing and Kid Gavilan was one of the most talented of the welterweights. He beat Johnny Bratton on May 18, 1951 to win the welterweight title left vacant by Sugar Ray Robinson. This was an era when black and whites did not meet in the ring in states like Florida. In fact Gavilan's bout with Bobby Dykes in 1952 was the first mixed race fight in the Sunshine State.
The Crash Of An Air France Constellation The Azores October 28, 1949
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Marcel Cerdan died on his way to the United States where he was to train for a middleweight championship fight against Jake LaMotta, who won the title from Cerdan in Detroit in a previous bout. Ginette Neveu, a renowned violinist, was traveling to the U.S. for her third concert tour. She was accompanied by her brother, J.P., who played the piano. The plane crash produced a number of lawsuits.