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A Cuban Boxer S Journey

ISBN 10 : 9781250044709
ISBN 13 : 1250044707

THE STORY OF CUBAN BOXER AND POLITICAL PARIAH GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX'S HARROWING DECISION TO DEFECT IN HOPES OF REAPING THE REWARDS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM "What is one million dollars..


The Domino Diaries

ISBN 10 : 9781250043719
ISBN 13 : 1250043719

A powerful and lively work of immersive journalism, Brin-Jonathan Butler's story of his time chasing the American dream through Cuba Whether he's hustling his way into Mike Tyson's..


In The Red Corner

ISBN 10 : 0224051474
ISBN 13 : 9780224051477

Professional boxing has been illegal in Cuba since 1961, so it was no surprise that Felix Savon, Cuba's double Olympic heavyweight champion, had to turn down the $25 million purse ..


Boxing For Cuba

ISBN 10 : 9781555919382
ISBN 13 : 1555919383

In 1961, fearing the communist rule of Fidel Castro, Guillermo Vicente Vidal's family sent him to America through Operation Peter Pan. He arrived in Colorado and was sent to an orp..


Pitching Around Fidel

ISBN 10 : 9780060934927
ISBN 13 : 0060934921

Examines the sports practices and athletes of today's Cuba, noting how the nation's famed sports machine, under the weight of a depression, is self-destructing, as identified throu..


The Soul Of A Butterfly

ISBN 10 : 0743262867
ISBN 13 : 9780743262866

Former boxing legend Muhammad Ali, one of the best-known and best-loved celebrities and an international good-will ambassador, offers inspiration and hope as he describes the spiri..


Jack Johnson Rebel Sojourner

ISBN 10 : 9780520271609
ISBN 13 : 0520271602

Discusses the life and boxing career of Jack Johnson...