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A flame of pure fire

Jack Dempsey and the roaring "20s

by Roger Kahn

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Published by Harcourt Brace & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dempsey, Jack, -- 1895-,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRoger Kahn.
    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Pagination474 P.
    Number of Pages474
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23243557M
    ISBN 100151002967
    LC Control Number99015382


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