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Author Name:    FRASER, Raymond DURELLE, Yvon) Canadian Lives 14

Title:   Fighting Fisherman : The Life of Yvon Durelle. pbk.

Publisher:    Formac, Halifax, 1983, ISBN:0887801145 

Seller ID:   100574

(DURELLE, Yvon). FRASER, Raymond. The Fighting Fisherman : The Life of YvonDurelle. (Halifax, Nova Scotia : Formac Publishing Company Limited / Goodr eads Biographies, 1983). Pp (6),[1]-282,(10) of ads,+ 20 pages of b&w photos. 8vo, red cardcoveres. Mass market paperback. Number 14 in the Canadian Lives series. "This book tells the story of a bruising boxer from an Acadianfishing community in New Brunswick who is still remembered for his great f ight with Archie Moore. On that night in December 1958, Yvon Durelle came within a second of winning the world championship. But there is a dark side of boxing, and a darker side to Durelle's life. Rarely has a sports biographer been so frank about his subject as Ray Fraser is in this book. The result is a remarkable portrait of a complex man and a punishing sport." - fromrear cover. Inking verso front cover, some spine creasing, else very good. Uncommon in any format. 25.00


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