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2 edition of Joe Louis story. found in the catalog.

Joe Louis story.

Joe Louis

Joe Louis story.

by Joe Louis

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Published by Grosset & Dunlop in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Louis, Joe, 1914-,
    • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsWashington, Chester L., Cohen, Haskell.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1132.L6 A3 1953
      The Physical Object
      Pagination197 p. :
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6137667M
      LC Control Number53011991
      OCLC/WorldCa5078271

      LOUIS, Joe. My Life Story. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (). Octavo, original green cloth, original dust jacket. First edition of Joe Louis’ autobiography, signed by him on a tipped-in sheet (as issued), with extensive album of photographs highlighting various events in his boxing career. It wasn't long after the remarkable career of boxing legend Joe Louis () reached its end that the low-budget biopic The Joe Louis Story () was rushed into theatres. Understandably, the film isn't long on production values or major Hollywood talent, but it provides a compelling time-capsule glimpse at an African-American athlete who answered the prevalent prejudices of his era by.

      The Joe Louis Story Coley Wallace Paul Stewart Hilda Simms () A sportswriter (Paul Stewart) recalls the boxer's (Coley Wallace) career as world heavyweight champion. Additional information about Joe Louis can be found on the last page of the book and on Joe Louis Official Web Site. Teaching Tip Use Joe Louis, My Champion awould be useful as part of a unit on legendary sports heroes and as a story to feature during your .

      Joe Louis (Barrow) Sergeant, United States Army: Ap OBITUARY Joe Louis, 66, Heavyweight King Who Reigned 12 Years, Is Dead. Joe Louis, who held the heavyweight boxing championship of the world for almost 12 years and the affection of the American public for most of his adult life, died yesterday of cardiac arrest in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest. Demolition .


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