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The Resource Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, by Geoffrey C. Ward

Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, by Geoffrey C. Ward

Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
Title
Unforgivable blackness
Title remainder
the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
Statement of responsibility
by Geoffrey C. Ward
Title variation
Rise and fall of Jack Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the life of the first black heavyweight boxing champion, whose flamboyant personality and defiance of racial stereotypes in the early twentieth century often made him the object of public outrage and a target of law enforcement officials
Summary
Presents the life of the first black heavyweight boxing champion, whose flamboyant personality and defiance of racial stereotypes in the early twentieth century often made him the object of public outrage and a target of law enforcement officials
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2004
Biography type
individual biography
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158841
Cataloging source
BKL
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Ward, Geoffrey C
Dewey number
  • 796.83/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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1180
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Johnson, Jack
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Johnson, Jack
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the rise and fall of Jack Johnson
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, by Geoffrey C. Ward
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Knopf, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-478) 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
Book one: The rise -- The pure-blooded American -- The good man -- The sport -- The man they all dodge -- The man with the golden smile -- The champion -- The greatest colored man that ever lived -- Book two: The fall -- The brunette in a blond town -- The black man garbed in black -- The accused -- The fugitive -- The stepper
Control code
ocm62790310
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xi, 492 p.
Isbn
9780375710049
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)62790310
Label
Unforgivable blackness : the rise and fall of Jack Johnson, by Geoffrey C. Ward
Publication
Note
Originally published: Knopf, 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [453]-478) 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
Book one: The rise -- The pure-blooded American -- The good man -- The sport -- The man they all dodge -- The man with the golden smile -- The champion -- The greatest colored man that ever lived -- Book two: The fall -- The brunette in a blond town -- The black man garbed in black -- The accused -- The fugitive -- The stepper
Control code
ocm62790310
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xi, 492 p.
Isbn
9780375710049
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)62790310

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