Wil Haygood is a prizewinning Washington Post staffwriter and an acclaimed biographer. His "In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis Jr.," won the Zora Neale Hurston-Richard Wright Legacy Award, the ASCAP Deems-Taylor Award and was named Nonfiction Book of the Year by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. "King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell Jr.," was named a New York Times Notable Book. His family memoir, "The Haygoods of Columbus," received the Great Lakes Book Award. He has been an Alicia Patterson Fellow and, for his newspaper work, a Pulitzer Prize... Read More
Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: Knopf On Sale: October 13, 2009 Price: $27.95
From the author of the critically acclaimed In Black and White: The Life of Sammy Davis, Jr., comes another illuminating socio-historical narrative of the twentieth century, this one spun around one of the most iconic figures of the fight game, Sugar Ray Robinson.
Continuing to set himself apart as one of our...
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