Carter, Rubin "Hurricane"
Title The Sixteenth Round: From Number 1 Contender to #45472
Book Condition Very Good-
Jacket Condition Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher New York Viking Press 1974
0670647500 / 9780670647507
Seller ID 027689
339pgs. Black boards, white spine black and white lettering on the spine. Photos. Rubbing off of the bright white spine on the bottom edge. There is a splotch on the lower edge of the rear endpapers, and light corner wear. Otherwise an unmarked copy of this classic. The unclipped pictorial jacket has a chip and closed tear on the rear panel. in mylar sleeve. Written from prison and first published in 1974, The Sixteenth Round chronicles Hurricane's journey from the ring to solitary confinement. The book was his cry for help to the public, an attempt to set the record straight and force a new trial. Bob Dylan wrote his classic anthem "Hurricane" about his struggle, and Muhammad Ali and thousands of others took up his cause. The power of Carter's voice, as well as his ironic humor, makes this an eloquent, soul-stirring account of a remarkable life. In 1985, Carter was exonerated and released from prison.
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