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The Fighting Fisherman: The Life of Yvon Durelle

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Yvon Durelle fought from the tiny Acadian hamlet of Baie Ste. Anne to within a heartbeat of being light-heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
Durelle emerges in this book as a man of contradictions. His lifelong nickname was "Doux"--gentle--but he mastered a spectacularly brutal profession. Accounts of his fighting career reveal a man of incredible toughness and audacit
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Hardcover, first edition, 282 pages
Published 1981 by Doubleday Canada
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Raymond Fraser ONB was a Canadian biographer, editor, essayist, memoirist, novelist, poet and short story writer.