Battling Siki: A Tale of Ring Fixes, Race, and Murder in the 1920s (Hardback)
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Battling Siki: A Tale of Ring Fixes, Race, and Murder in the 1920s (Hardback)

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Hardback 400 Pages / Published: 30/05/2006
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Battling Siki (1887-1925) was once one of the four or five most recognizable black men in the world, and was written about in detail by such figures as Ring Lardner and his son John, Damon Runyon, and Westbrook Pegler...On the evening of December 15, 1925, at the age of twenty-eight, he was shot and killed in Hell's Kitchen in what some claimed was a gangland execution.

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
ISBN: 9781557288165
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 744 g
Dimensions: 236 x 161 x 32 mm

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