( free ) The Cinderella Man: The James J. Braddock Story Author Michael DeLisa


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  1. says:

    For many years I had known about Jim Braddock and what he went through to become heavyweightchampion It's a wonderful story and I was

  2. says:

    OMG when I saw this book at the library I knew I had to take it because I had already watched the movie many times and when I saw there was a book I had to read it I am glad I did because I learned some new things I did not know about boxing but this book really helped Would recommended to anyone who loved the movie as much as I did

  3. says:

    A must read for every boxing historian and a story of survival American style DeLisa is an excellent author the subject was one hell of a fighter Thank you for an awesome read Mr DeLisa

  4. says:

    This was an interesting historical account of Braddock's story I was expecting about his personal life Instead it mostly read as a history of Braddock's bouts along with many other fighters' bouts during the Great Depression

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The Cinderella Man: The James J. Braddock Story

In the greatest upset in the sport’s historyBraddock’s rags to riches success led Damon Runyon to call him the Cinderella Man His story captivated the nation in much the way the racehorse Seabiscuit’s would a few years later Braddock came to represent the struggle for survival facing many families in mid 1930s AmericaJames J Braddock was born in New York City in 1906 one of seven children He developed an early taste for fighting and uit school to work a series of menial jobs before resolving to pu. OMG when I saw this book at the library I knew I had to take it because I had already watched the movie many times and when I saw there was a book

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In 1934 Jim Braddock was down and out His boxing career blighted by broken hands the New York Irishman had won five of his previous 21 bouts and had been forced to uit The Great Depression was at its height When work dried up on the Hudson River docks Braddock was forced to claim welfare relief to feed his young familyThen came a visit from his old manager asking if he wanted one fight Desperate for money Braddock had no choice but to say yes Four wins later he was the heavyweight champion of the world. For many years I had known about Jim Braddock and what he went through to become heavyweightchampion It s a wonderful story and I was so happy whe

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Rsue his boxing dream Over the next decade he became a contender before injury ruined his prospects Redemption came on the night of June 13 1935 with his famous victory over the outrageous champion Max Baer Braddock would later lose his title to the great Joe Louis but his place as the people’s champion was cemented foreverAuthor Michael DeLisa is historical consultant on a major motion picture entitled The Cinderella Man starring Russell Crowe and Renée Zellweger to be released in the summer of 2005. A must read for every boxing historian and a story of survival American style DeLisa is an excellent author the subject was one hell of a fighter

  • Paperback
  • 336
  • The Cinderella Man: The James J. Braddock Story
  • Michael DeLisa
  • English
  • 15 May 2019
  • 9781903854372