Overview:No Way but to Fight: George Foreman and the Business of Boxing - Olympic gold medalist. Two-time world heavyweight champion. Hall of Famer. Infomercial and reality TV star. George Foreman's fighting ability is matched only by his acumen for selling. Yet the complete story of Foreman's rise from urban poverty to global celebrity has never been told until now. Raised in Houston's "Bloody Fifth" Ward, battling against scarcity in housing and food, young Foreman fought sometimes for survival and other times just for fun. But when a government program rescued him from poverty and introduced him to the sport of boxing, his life changed forever. In No Way but to Fight, Andrew R. M. Smith traces Foreman's life and career from the Great Migration to the Great Society, through the Cold War and culture wars, out of urban Houston and onto the world stage where he discovered that fame brought new challenges. Drawing on new interviews with George Foreman and declassified government documents, as well as more than fifty domestic and international newspapers and magazines, Smith brings to life the exhilarating story of a true American icon. No Way but to Fight is an epic worthy of a champion.

This book is on page /c7aa77b92db8fc93b6f5dfc90a1d7bf2/book/1603725644-9781477319765. It was written by the following authors: Andrew R. M. Smith. Book No Way but to Fight: George Foreman and the Business of Boxing, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Texas Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, True Stories, Sports Books. The book was published on 2020-01-10 00:00:00. It has 400 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 737 g. File for download No Way but to Fight: George Foreman and the Business of Boxing has PDF format and is called no-way-but-to-fight-george-foreman-and-the-business-of-boxing.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our ajel.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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