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When Dempsey fought Tunney : heroes, hokum, and storytelling in the Jazz Age / Bruce J. Evensen.

Author/Creator:
Evensen, Bruce J.
Publication:
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1996.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 214 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
Dempsey, Jack, 1895-1983.
Tunney, Gene, 1897-1978.
Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography.
Sports journalism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sportswriters -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Hero worship -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Dempsey and the Doctor
Tex and Toledo
Tunney, Dempsey, sports writers, and readers
Hearst, the Colonel, Ochs, and the Captain : Four publishers bid for the fight
The Philadelphia fight
The comeback, the Chicago fight, and its aftermath.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
087049919X (cloth : alk. paper)
0870499181 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
32924903