The Big Smoke

The Big Smoke

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A finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in Poetry—a collection that examines the myth and history of the prizefighter Jack Johnson


The legendary Jack Johnson (1878–1946) was a true American creation. The child of emancipated slaves, he overcame the violent segregationism of Jim Crow, challenging white boxers—and white America—to become the first African-American heavyweight world champion. The Big Smoke, Adrian Matejka’s third… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (May 28, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

File size: 470 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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