Boxing in Philadelphia: Tales of Struggle and Survival

by Gabe Oppenheim (Author)
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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.

Book Details

Publication Date
October 16, 2014
Publisher
Page count
250
ISBN
9781442236462
Paper ISBN
9781442236455