Nonfiction

Slats: The Legend and Life of Jimmy Slattery

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  • Author: Rich Blake

    6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) 
    Black & White on Cream paper
    382 pages
    ISBN-13: 978-0692411438 
    ISBN-10: 0692411437 
    BISAC: Biography & Autobiography / Sports / General

    He was the personification of the Golden Era of sports in the boom/bust 1920’s and 30’s. Boxing legend Jimmy Slattery: sleek, handsome, lightning-fast. A phantom in the ring, “Slats” soared across the national stage like a comet- then crashed into oblivion. Discarded by the ages, this is the incredible true story of the Irish boy-wonder who captivated the boxing world at its peak.