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Sixteenth Round From Number 1 Contender to Number 45472

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ISBN-10: 1569765677

ISBN-13: 9781569765678

Edition: N/A

Authors: Rubin Hurricane Carter

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The survivor of a difficult childhood and youth, Rubin Carter rose to become a top contender for the middleweight boxing crown. But his career crashed to a halt on May 26, 1967, when he and another man were found guilty of the murder of three white people in a New Jersey bar. While in prison, Carter chronicled the events that led him from the ring to three consecutive life sentences and 10 years in solitary confinement. His story was a cry for help to the public, an attempt to set the record straight and force a new trial. Bob Dylan wrote a classic anthem for Carter's struggle; and Joan Baez, Muhammad Ali, Roberta Flack, and thousands more took up the cause as well. Originally published in…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

The Preliminary
The First Round: The Beginning
The Second Round: The Birth of Vengeance
The Third Round: A Fight for Life
The Fourth Round: Hell Hath No Fury Like the State Home's Scorn
The Fifth Round: Here Come the Headwhuppers!
The Sixth Round: The Death of a Young Soul
The Seventh Round: Vindictiveness
The Eighth Round: Free, Free at Last!
The Ninth Round: The Epitome of Ignorance
The Tenth Round: Getting It All Together
The Eleventh Round: Trying to Make It Real Compared to What?
The Twelfth Round: Prison Is a Place Called Hell
The Thirteenth Round: Hit 'Em Hard and Hit 'Em Fast
The Fourteenth Round: The Awful Scream of Silence
The Fifteenth Round: American Justice-Jersey Style
The Sixteenth Round: What Will Your Verdict Be?
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