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Author Florio, John, 1960- author.
Title War in the ring : Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, and the fight between America and Hitler / John Florio and Ouisie Shapiro.
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 Tighe School-Biography  B FLO    AVAILABLE
Description 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "...recount[s] the politically and racially charged rivalry between African-American boxing champion Joe Louis and white German boxer Max Schmeling, which grew between their 1936 and 1938 matches. Tracing both men's careers from inception until they hung up their gloves, the authors illuminate how emblematic each was to his country while exploring the social issues of the day."-- Publisher's description.
Subject Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 -- Juvenile literature.
Schmeling, Max, 1905-2005 -- Juvenile literature.
Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Boxers (Sports) -- Germany -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nationalism and sports -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Boxing -- Social aspects -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Germany -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Roaring Brook Press.
ISBN 9781250155740 (Hardcover)
1250155746
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