Floyd Patterson

Floyd Patterson

A Boxer and A Gentleman

Book - 2008
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"This first biography of the former heavyweight covers Patterson's meteoric rise as boxer, gives equal attention to the boxer's life away from sport, including Patterson's work for civil rights causes in the 1960s. Joining Ali and George Frazier who used their celebrity to bring attention to social issues, he became an icon of the movement."
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008
ISBN: 9780786439508
Characteristics: viii, 289 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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