From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1999 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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What a splendid book! Jack Dempsey had long since retired by the time I became a fight fan in the late forties. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Thomas F. Murphy
I loved this book because it is the definitive biography of one could argue the greatest heavy weight of all time. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sugafoot
Kahn did a wonderful job portraying Dempsey's personality, but even more so describing his fights and his times. This is one of my all time favorite bios.Published 5 months ago by David H. Eisenberg
...that places Jack Dempsey's personality and career in context with the culture that he lived in.A lot about the Roaring 20's, the Depression, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by almac
Dempsey was a fascinating character, and this biography captures him in all his complexity in context, within the times when he grew up and fought. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jeffrey F.
Would have preferred more in depth fight information. Too much writing about people not involved with direct fights. Would like to have seen some fight pictures.Published 15 months ago by Chuck
This is a great book about Dempsey, and about the 20's themselves. I am a boxing fanatic, and I love the story about how Dempsey was built up, and went from a public image of a... Read morePublished 15 months ago by JMo
Roger Kahn has done a good job in writing this book. I have read many books about Dempsey and the time period in which he flourished but I found out a few things I did not know... Read morePublished 23 months ago by discipleman
This book is a great tribute to a great man; my Godfather, Jack Dempsey.
I remember fondly the visits my father would make to Jack's home. Read more