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Larry Holmes: Against the Odds

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In Larry Holmes, the reader will experience the uplifting odyssey that took Larry Holmes from a boxing nobody to a world champion. Holmes is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweight champions of our time and held the title for more than seven years. But his rise to the top was hardly an easy one. He began his life as one of twelve children raised by a single mother ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published October 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Press
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Cwn_annwn_13
Feb 16, 2016 Cwn_annwn_13 rated it really liked it
Great stuff about dealing with Don King, being in Ali's camp when he was coming up and his life and boxing career. Holmes has always been an honest guy that speaks his mind which made this one of the better boxing biographies I have read.
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Mar 17, 2015 Anita Dawson rated it it was amazing
Someone to be truly admired. Even though he didn't have the education and was not always supported by the boxing community, Larry Holmes has turned into a successful businessman. The trials and tribulations that he faced and have overcome were phenomenal...
Brad
Jan 19, 2011 Brad rated it really liked it
Shelves: boxing, sports, biography
An under-appreciated autobiography from one of boxing's most underrated and under-appreciated champions.
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