Standing Eight: The Inspiring Story of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez, Who Became Lightweight Champion of the World

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April 2007



The inspiring, true story of Jesus "El Matador" Chavez reveals how the fighter overcame enormous obstacles, including a prison sentence and deportation twice to Mexico, to become Lightweight Champion of the World. of photos.


Adam Pitluk is a contributor to TIME magazine and is the author of Standing Eight. He spent most of the 1990s living along various rivers in Missouri and now lives in Dallas, Texas.


"Standing Eight is an uncomplicated read and offers an undemanding insight into the complications of one Mexican fighter's life in the US. And if the author's prose is often adulatory, even melodramatic, it is presumably because he has a subject matter that at times verges on the unbelievable." The Independent - Sports Book of the Week"
EAN: 9780306815355
ISBN: 0306815354
Untertitel: Empfohlen von 14 bis 18 Jahren. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DA CAPO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2007
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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