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Pound for Pound A Biography of Sugar Ray Robinson by Herb Boyd

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Published by Amistad .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: sport,
  • Boxing,
  • Boxers (Sports),
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Sports,
  • Biography,
  • 1920-,
  • Robinson, Sugar Ray,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9239902M
ISBN 100060934387
ISBN 109780060934385

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