'57, Chicago

'57, Chicago

A Novel

Book - 2001
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Baker & Taylor
A scheming, down-on-his-luck sports promoter, Bobby the Lip tries to come up with a big score by arranging--and fixing--a bout between the reigning heavyweight boxing champ and a young African-American contender, only to find himself caught in a web of corruptions, underworld goons, police probes, and enthusiastic fans. A first novel. 25,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
Chicago, 1957: Three desperate men. Two weeks. One fight.
Bobby "The Lip" Lipranski - a down-on-his-luck sports promoter who owns the syndicate for a heroin deal gone bad. Al Kelly - a burnt-out bookie. Junior Hamilton - a black fighter who's fighting for his life. There are fourteen days to go before the big night, and the only way forward is to fix the fight. The odds are high, the bets are coming in, but then things start to go wrong.

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& Taylor

A scheming, down-on-his-luck sports promoter, Bobby the Lip, tries to come up with a big score by arranging--and fixing--a bout between the reigning heavyweight boxing champ and a young African American contender.

Publisher: New York : Talk Miramax Books/Hyperion, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780786867301
0786867302
Characteristics: 226 p. ; 25 cm

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