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Boxing in Philadelphia : Tales of Struggle and Survival (Paperback) (Gabe Oppenheim)
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In this book,author Gabe Oppenheim examines the rise and fall of boxing in Philadelphia, and how it often mirrored the city’s own narrative arc. Throughout, Oppenheim weaves together cultural history, urban studies, and biographical sketches of Philadelphia fighters such as Jimmy Young, Meldrick “The Kid” Taylor, Teon Kennedy, and Mike Jones.
Number of Pages: 225
Genre: Sports + Recreation, History
Sub-Genre: USA / State + Local / Middle Atlantic, Boxing, History
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Gabe Oppenheim
Street Date: October 12, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-2309
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