Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World

Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World

The son of poor Italian immigrants, with short arms and stubby legs, Rocky Marciano accomplished a feat that eluded heavyweight champions like Louis, Dempsey, Ali, and Tyson: He never lost a professional fight. A classic American tale of immigrant dreams, exceptional talent wedded to exceptional ambitions, compromises in the service of a greater good, astounding success, d The son of poor Italian immigrants, with short arms and stubby legs, Rocky Marciano accomplished a feat that eluded heavy...

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Title:Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World
Author:Mike Stanton
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Genres:Biography
ISBN:B0769YCRMY
Format Type:Kindle Edition
Number of Pages:336 pages pages

Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World Reviews

  • Henry Holt
    Jun 26, 2018
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  • Andrew
    Mar 31, 2018
    Excellent biography of Marciano with emphasis on his unbeaten string?an unbelievable record in sports. Details his entire life in the context of the times. Argument can be made based on this book that Marciano was the greatest of all time. Well written, fast paced and with informatio...
  • Steve Donoghue
    Jun 28, 2018
    A superb, energetic biography - and a thrilling account of the boxing matches themselves! Here's my full review: https://openlettersreview.com/open-le... ...
  • Elizabeth B
    Aug 01, 2018
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  • Mike
    Aug 07, 2018
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    Jul 22, 2018
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  • Lance
    Aug 01, 2018
    While this book covering the life and career of Rocky Marciano is informative and rich in detail, this very attention to detail made it a tough one for me to read. I found myself going back to try to connect my current page to what was being written previously. It's a good book for box...
  • Lance
    Aug 01, 2018
    While this book covering the life and career of Rocky Marciano is informative and rich in detail, this very attention to detail made it a tough one for me to read. I found myself going back to try to connect my current page to what was being written previously. It's a good book for box...
  • Writemoves
    Jul 16, 2018
    What I knew about Rocky Marciano before I read the book was that he retired as an undefeated Heavyweight Champion. I did not know about his conduct during World War that got him locked up in jail. I did not know of the mob's influence in his career. I did not realize that his list of o...
  • John Dimoia
    Jun 29, 2018
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  • David Pinto
    Jul 28, 2018
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  • Adam Swift
    Jun 27, 2018
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  • Mq
    Aug 18, 2018
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  • Patrick Macke
    Jul 31, 2018
    It's a classic, nostalgic story of a commoner rising to royalty ... like the fighter, the story is written in a nuts-and-bolts, brown-paper-bag style, yet it still celebrates a time and a place and an era in sports that can never happen again ... when you hear the name Rocky, in virtua...
  • Brian Pelletier
    Jul 18, 2018
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  • Dave Melnick
    Jul 08, 2018
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  • Justin
    Jul 22, 2018
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  • Lois Parlee
    Aug 12, 2018
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  • Emily Nelson
    Jul 19, 2018
    The Best Just read this. It's so so great. I love boxing but knew so little about Rocky Marciano! I cried numerous times while reading this book. I laughed, I was nervous, I could not out it down. I could not recommend it more highly. Ten stars. ...
  • bill ayrton
    Aug 05, 2018
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  • carl d. zambrano
    Jul 19, 2018
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  • Steve
    Aug 05, 2018
    Well researched and an easy, quick read. Very comprehensive. ...
  • Chuck
    Aug 16, 2018
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  • David
    Jul 12, 2018
    Painful to read. Lots of details, but written like bullet points. Just not interested in Rocky enough to read past the first 5 chapters. ...
  • Robert h Harrison Jr
    Jul 08, 2018
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  • Ronald Bloomstein
    Jul 29, 2018
    Doesn?t get much better than a Brockton boy learning al about the Brockton of his father?s time. Fun and educational, most importantly well researched and well written. ...
  • Doris Moore
    Jul 15, 2018
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  • Denver
    Jul 06, 2018
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  • Reuben Richardson
    Jul 29, 2018
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  • Justin
    Jul 04, 2018
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