From Publishers Weekly
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Big fight fan and in and around the game since my dear Irish-Catholic Dad sat me on his knee to listen to the radio circa 1948. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Daniel F. Maloney
A Flame of Pure Fire Ordered from Amazon Kindle. This is one of the best books I've read in a long time, and I read many books. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Mark A. Leiter
What a splendid book! Jack Dempsey had long since retired by the time I became a fight fan in the late forties. Read morePublished 7 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 7 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 9 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 13 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 13 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 19 months ago by Chuck