Not just Rocky's life story, but a "life and times" look at boxing, immigration, the Mafia, and American culture in the 40s and 50s. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. While this book covering the life and career of Rocky Marciano is informative and rich in detail, this very attention to detail made it a tough one for me to read. A book that has its moments of happiness when he wins but also sadness even after he wins and of course after the plane crash. By continuing to browse the site you accept our Cookie Policy, you can change your settings at any time. Unable to add item to List. Check out the below links, may contain affiliate links.

His generation boxing was a sport a way of life and every Friday night I would sit with him and we would watch any fight that would come on. Welcome back. However, if you are not into boxing, the prose may seem boring. I found myself going back to try to connect my current page to what was being written previously. A look at the Undefeated: The Rocky Marciano Story behind-the-scenes crew and production team.
I did not know of the mob's influence in his career. Best Book I've ever read on Management. But boxing had its dark side, particularly at a time when Mafia mob bosses like Blinky Palermo and Frankie Carbo wielded immense power behind the scenes.

The life story of legendary boxer Rocky Marciano. The details the author provides are very specific and interesting. Excellent bio of a great boxer.

Lots of details, but written like bullet points.

Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World, Rocky Marciano: The Rock of His Times (Sport and Society), Rocky Marciano: Biography of a first son by Everett M Skehan (1977-01-01). This book on what many believe was the greatest heavyweight champion boxer in the world is an extremely interesting and well written book. Fun and educational, most importantly well researched and well written. e track upcoming movies through all stages of film production. One criticism is that it maybe sugarcoats his ties with the mob a little, although at least it never actually hides them. Very well written and presented! Your review has been submitted successfully. Start by marking “Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano's Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World” as Want to Read: Error rating book. This item can be requested from the shops shown below. Because the champ never lost a bout before he retired, he was also something of an investment opportunity for his most loyal Brockton fans who would keep turning over their winning bets until they raised enough money for major purchases.

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