Punches, Pints, Politics and Pensioners

By: Adridge, Peter & Kate

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371pp; illus. Crease to page 91 being untrimmed to size by publishers. Signed by author with: 'TO THE READER - I hope you get enjoyment out of my book. Yours Faithfully ...' Seeking escape from the poverty of the 1940s Armthorpe (South Yorkshire) Aldridge pursued a successful career in amateur boxing....He reached the semi-finals of the ABA finals at Wembley and decided to turn professional. Aldridge provides an extraordinary insight into the back-room wheeler-dealing that dominated the fight game in the fifties...Stars such as Henry Cooper, for whom Aldridge was a paid sparring partner, and Bruce Woodcock, his manager, pepper his revealing text'.

Title: Punches, Pints, Politics and Pensioners

Author Name: Adridge, Peter & Kate

Categories: BOXING,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: UK, Pentland Press: 1995

ISBN Number: 1858212537

ISBN Number 13: 9781858212531

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Heavy Book - Postage at Cost

Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" Tall

Seller ID: 024350

Keywords: Boxing, Pugilism, Yorkshire