Here's a new, up to date variation of award-winning columnist Jack Newfield’s best-selling biography of America’s boxing wealthy person, the resource for the Emmy-winning motion picture Don King: in simple terms in America.
When Jack Newfield’s unauthorized biography of Don King first seemed in 1995 it was once hailed as some of the most very important items of activities journalism of the last decade. The HBO motion picture in keeping with the booklet remains to be a tv favourite. Now, for the 1st time, The existence and Crimes of Don King comes in paperback.
Jack Newfield has supplied a brand new creation and an in depth epilogue—”The disgrace of Boxing in America”—for this new edition.
Here’s what critics needed to say concerning the past edition:
“Jack Newfield is a author who is familiar with the right way to have fun the wealthy complexity of yankee existence whereas pulling the covers off of these monsters who threaten its very essence. within the lifestyles and Crimes of Don King, he presents us with a publication that stings in each direction—across type, race, career, gender, faith, nationwide barriers, media, and legislation enforcement. We study that Don King is an American so merely made up of air of secrecy and con that not anyone can have invented him.”
—STANLEY CROUCH, ny day-by-day information columnist
“It is hard to visualize someone greater fitted to inform the attention-grabbing story of Don King’s lifestyles than Jack Newfield. within the existence and Crimes of Don King Newfield has brilliantly captured the complicated guy underneath the flowery snapshot and within the method produced a completely magnificent story,”
—DORIS KEARNS GOODWIN, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian
“Jack Newfield brings a reporter’s craft and fan’s love of boxing to this research of the advanced, exceptional promoter Don King. Newfield maintains the culture of serious writers like A. J. Liebling, Budd Schulberg, and Norman Mailer who've introduced their sharp concentration to the area of boxing.”
—CHARLIE ROSE, PBS host
“Jack Newfield has captured Don King’s larger-than-life personality with either equity and fervour. a super investigative job!”
—NICK PILEGGI, co-author of Goodfellas and Casino
“Jack Newfield offers us with this primary finely distinctive portrait. For all people with a flavor for robber barons and invincible chutzpah, this e-book is a must.”
—PETE HAMILL, writer of A consuming Life
About the author:
Veteran journalist Jack Newfield was once a founding father of the “New Journalism” within the Sixties as a columnist for The Village Voice. He was once later a columnist for the hot York day-by-day information and the recent York put up. He was once a fellow of The state Institute. he's the writer of 10 books, has collaborated on various documentaries, and is the recipient of the George Polk Award for Investigative Journalism (1980), an Emmy for his documentary on Don King (1991), and diverse different awards.