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The Resource The murder of Sonny Liston : Las Vegas, heroin, and heavyweights, Shaun Assael

The murder of Sonny Liston : Las Vegas, heroin, and heavyweights, Shaun Assael

Label
The murder of Sonny Liston : Las Vegas, heroin, and heavyweights
Title
The murder of Sonny Liston
Title remainder
Las Vegas, heroin, and heavyweights
Statement of responsibility
Shaun Assael
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A daring investigation into the mysterious death of Heavyweight Champion Sonny Liston, set against the dawn of the 1970s, when the mob was fighting to keep control of the Las Vegas Strip, Richard Nixon was launching America's first war on heroin, and boxing was in its glory days"--
Summary
A re-examination of the circumstances surrounding former heavyweight champion Sonny Liston's death in Las Vegas in 1970
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
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10530310
Cataloging source
DLC
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Assael, Shaun
Dewey number
  • 796.83092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Liston, Sonny
  • Liston, Sonny
  • Las Vegas (Nev.)
  • Heroin
  • African American boxers
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • TRUE CRIME
  • Liston, Sonny
  • African American boxers
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Heroin
  • Nevada
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Las Vegas, heroin, and heavyweights
Label
The murder of Sonny Liston : Las Vegas, heroin, and heavyweights, Shaun Assael
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I : The front seat of Sonny's pink Cadillac -- Hello, '70s -- Paradise -- Lost Vegas -- Shadow boxing -- Heroin Heights -- The bleeder -- Part II : Love, American style -- Fabulous Las Vegas -- Jonesing -- "Better wake Vic Damone" -- Atlanta -- Love, American style -- Stung -- The gutter -- Part III : Confession -- June 14, 1982 -- Suspect no. 1 -- The wrong grave
Control code
ocn913332378
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780399169755
Lccn
2016016232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913332378
Label
The murder of Sonny Liston : Las Vegas, heroin, and heavyweights, Shaun Assael
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I : The front seat of Sonny's pink Cadillac -- Hello, '70s -- Paradise -- Lost Vegas -- Shadow boxing -- Heroin Heights -- The bleeder -- Part II : Love, American style -- Fabulous Las Vegas -- Jonesing -- "Better wake Vic Damone" -- Atlanta -- Love, American style -- Stung -- The gutter -- Part III : Confession -- June 14, 1982 -- Suspect no. 1 -- The wrong grave
Control code
ocn913332378
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780399169755
Lccn
2016016232
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)913332378

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