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Author Saunders, Keith B., 1934-

Title Learning the ropes / Keith B. Saunders
Published Canberra : Aboriginal Studies Press, 1992


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 W'PONDS  796.83092 Saunde Sau/Ltr  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  796.83092 Saunde Sau/Ltr  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Glossary; The Early Settlers; The Fire; The Fears and Loves; The Abilities of My Brothers; Beginning to Know My Father; The Move to Sydney; Learning to Box; The Gymnasium; The Corbett Fight; The Girls Behind the Green Door; The Werris Creek Festival; The Clive Stewart Fight; Wollongong Tiffs; The Visit to Malabar Flats; Racial Discrimination; Perth Fights; Saunders Challenges the Best; Green Valley; Changes
Summary A fast-paced, funny autobiography that includes some electrifying first-hand accounts of great Australian fights, this glimpse into a little of the indulgent world that opened to a few successful boxers reveals the frustration felt by those Australians who endured racial indignities More...and also some of the horror and tragedy of the boxing ring
Notes Shortlisted for Banjo Award for Non-Fiction 1995
Subject Saunders, Keith B., 1934-
Instituto Veracruzano de Cultura.
Athletes, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Athletes -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Biography.
Athletes, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Biography.
Boxers (Sports) -- Biography.
Boxers (Sports) -- Australia -- Biography.
Boxers (Sports) -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Biography
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Author Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.
LC no. 92252896
ISBN 0855752378
Other Titles Learning the ropes : the life story of the 'King of Knockouts'