The Resource Cinderella Man : James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the greatest upset in boxing history, Jeremy Schaap, (ebook)

Cinderella Man : James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the greatest upset in boxing history, Jeremy Schaap, (ebook)

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Cinderella Man : James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the greatest upset in boxing history
Title
Cinderella Man
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James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the greatest upset in boxing history
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Jeremy Schaap
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eng
Summary
James J. Braddock was a once promising light heavyweight. But a string of losses in the ring and a broken right hand happened to coincide with the Great Crash of 1929-and Braddock was forced to labor on the docks of Hoboken. Only his manager, Joe Gould, still believed in him. Gould looked out for the burly, quiet Irishman, finding matches for Braddock to help him feed his wife and children. Together, they were about to stage the greatest comeback in fighting history. Within twelve months, Braddock went from being on the relief rolls to facing heavyweight champion Max Baer, renowned for having allegedly killed two men in the ring. A brash Jewish boxer from the West Coast, Baer was heavily favored-but Braddock carried the hopes and dreams of the working class on his shoulders, and when he emerged victorious against all odds, the shock was palpable-and the cheers were deafening. In the wake of his surprise win, Damon Runyon dubbed him "Cinderella Man."
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Schaap, Jeremy
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796.83/092
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non fiction
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  • Braddock, James J.
  • Baer, Max
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Sports rivalries
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adult
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Cinderella Man : James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the greatest upset in boxing history, Jeremy Schaap, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780547525839
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12186787
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12186787
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MWT12186787
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cinderella Man : James J. Braddock, Max Baer, and the greatest upset in boxing history, Jeremy Schaap, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547525839
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12186787
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12186787
System control number
MWT12186787
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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