In the Ring With James J. Corbett by Adam Pollack
In the Ring With James J. Corbett
By - Adam J. Pollack
This is the second book in Adam J. Pollack's series on the heavyweight
champions of the gloved era. It is the most thoroughly researched
boxing-detailed biography on James J. Corbett's career ever written. It
reveals new dates, bouts, and facts, shedding fresh light on his experience,
skills, and ability. It meticulously describes his bouts and provides
multiple viewpoints by local next day newspapers, giving it unparalleled
authenticity and accuracy. The exhaustive research provides an encyclopedic
wealth of knowledge about Corbett's boxing career. His bouts are placed into
social, legal, racial, and historic contexts, including anti-prize fighting
laws and the color line.
A complete record of Corbett's career is included.
435 pages, 51 photos, 820 footnotes, bibliography, index
About the Author:
Adam J. Pollack is a staff writer for Cyberboxingzone.com, vice chair of USA
Boxing's Judicial Committee and a member of its Women's Task Force. He is
also a boxing coach and attorney living in Iowa City, Iowa.
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