TITLE

The last boxing story

AUTHOR(S)
Raab, Scott
PUB. DATE
August 1998
SOURCE
Esquire;Aug98, Vol. 130 Issue 2, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles boxing promoter, Don King. Background information on King; Details on King's criminal life; How he got into boxing; Comments from King.
ACCESSION #
867430

 

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