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Old 07-11-2007, 11:46 AM   #7
john garfield
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Default Re: Sugar ray robinson

Originally Posted by Nemesis
Point taken, as the book was ghost written, i really enjoyed Robinson's opinions regarding his boxing matches and some of his experiences as a child. But it as you say it hardly focused on the SRR's misdemeanours (and there were many).

Re. Heinz' work, I am hoping to start buying some of his books (especially, his most critically acclaimed one is it the professional?), as you have recommended him in the past.
It is "The Professional," and it still may be available in paperback, with dreadful artwork on the cover.

You might also Google Heinz's profiles of Robinson (He did several),
Marciano, Graziano, Basilio, and Al "Bummy" Davis, titled, "The Brownsville Bum". All compelling reads.
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