Hard Luck: The Triumph and Tragedy of 'Irish' Jerry Quarry download free [PDF and Ebook] by Blake Chavez

Hard Luck: The Triumph and Tragedy of 'Irish' Jerry Quarry download free [PDF and Ebook] by Blake Chavez year 2011
  • Book name: Hard Luck: The Triumph and Tragedy of 'Irish' Jerry Quarry
  • Author: Blake Chavez
  • Release date: 2011/7/29
  • Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Sports
  • ISBN: 9781599219967
  • Rating: 8.42 of 10
  • Votes: 649
  • Review by: Rowen Wilmoth
  • Review rating: 8.43 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/4
  • Total pages: 304
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The story of boxing legend Jerry Quarry has it all: rags to riches, thrilling fights against the giants of the Golden Age of Heavyweights (Ali-twice, Frazier-twice, Patterson, Norton), a racially and politically electric sports era, the thrills and excesses of fame, celebrities, love, hate, joy, and pain. And tragedy.Like the man he fought during two highly controversial fight cards in 1970 and '72-Muhammad Ali-boxing great Jerry Quarry was to suffer gravely. He died at age fifty-three, mind and body ravaged by Dementia Pugilistica.In Hard Luck, 'Irish' Jerry Quarry comes to life-from his Grapes of Wrath days as the child of an abusive father in the California migrant camps to those as the undersized heavyweight slaying giants on his way to multiple title bouts and the honor of being the World's Most Popular Fighter in '68, '69, '70, and '71. The story of Jerry Quarry is one of the richest in the annals of boxing, and through painstaking research and exclusive access to the Quarry family and its archives, Steve Springer and Blake Chavez have captured it all.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H12M48S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Boxing, Biography: Sport, Sports Books
  • Available formats: RB, DOC, TXT, EPUB, RTF, PDF, BMP, WORD. Compressed in TAR.GZ, ARC, RAR, ZIP
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 29.24 USD
  • Dimensions: 162.56x236.22x30.48mm
  • Weight: 566.99g
  • Printed by: The Lyons Press
  • Published in: Guilford, United States
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