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Cinderella Man

Michael C. DeLisa

Cinderella Man

The James J. Braddock Story

by Michael C. DeLisa

  • 214 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: sport,
  • Boxing,
  • General,
  • Biography / Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9477019M
    ISBN 100954870794
    ISBN 109780954870799
    OCLC/WorldCa61424573


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Cinderella Man by Michael C. DeLisa Download PDF EPUB FB2

Includes a one-hour interview from with boxing legend James Braddock. Lost in the annals of boxing is the sport's true Cinderella story. James J. Braddock, dubbed "Cinderella Man" by Damon Runyon, was a once promising light heavyweight for whom a string of losses in the ring and a broken right hand happened to correspond with the Great by: 3.

This book focuses on the rise and fall and the subsequent and unexpected comeback of a NJ heavyweight boxer named Jim Braddock, the Cinderella Man.

The book is much more about boxing than the movie based on the book and full of interesting boxing anecdotes. Back in those days boxing was big, right up there with baseball/5. Cinderella Man by Marc Cerasini is a book about the true life story of a boxer.

The story is a interesting romance that deals with the true love and real life. It starts with the main character Jim Braddock, the boxer that lives in New Jersey in the late s, when he and his family were having financial trouble because of the American crises/5.

I read this book to further my knowledge about James J. Braddock, the champion boxer of the s. I show the movie Cinderella Man to my history students after we study the s and s and I want to be able to better respond to their /5(33). About Cinderella Man. James J.

Braddock, dubbed “Cinderella Man” by Damon Runyon, was a once promising light heavyweight for whom a string of losses in the ring and a broken right hand happened to coincide with the Great Crash.

With one good hand, Braddock was forced to labor on the docks of Hoboken. Summary Cinderella Man by Marc Cerasini is a story about man who overcame the heavy odds against him, and rose to the top. Jim Braddock, a man from New Jersey with a wife and 3 kids, has a boxing career and is pretty wealthy from all of his boxing winnings.

Especially from the prize money he earned for knocking out Tuffy Griffiths at the Garden. James J. Braddock, born in New York City, was known locally for his thunderous right hand and successful amateur boxing career. After turning professional, he defeated foe after foe, and his rapid rise from obscurity earnt him the nickname, the Cinderella Man.

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the s. During the Great Depression, a common-man hero, James J. Braddock--a.k.a. the Cinderella Man--was to become one of the most surprising sports legends in history.

By the early s, the impoverished ex-prizefighter was.