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Reminiscences of a 19th Century Gladiator, The Autobiography of John L Sullivan
John L Sullivan

£21.99

In 1892, while training for his historic fight with Gentleman Jim Corbett, undefeated heavyweight boxing champion John L. Sullivan wrote “Reminiscences of a 19th Century Gladiator,” a summation of his extraordinary life and career. In the book, the “Boston Strong Boy” shares with the reader the story of his humble origins and the obstacles, both legal and personal, that he had to overcome to become the most famous boxer of the 19th century. This deluxe edition of the book contains additional material including never-before-included photographs, newspaper accounts, and interviews.

Paperback, 244pp
Promethean Press, 2008
ISBN 9780981020235