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Author Carter, Rubin, 1937-2014.

Title The Sixteenth Round : From Number 1 Contender to Number 45472
Published Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (367 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Acknowledgments; Contents; The Preliminary; The First Round; The Second Round; The Third Round; The Fourth Round; The Fifth Round; The Sixth Round; The Seventh Round; The Eighth Round; The Ninth Round; The Tenth Round; The Eleventh Round; The Twelfth Round; The Thirteenth Round; The Fourteenth Round; The Fifteenth Round; The Sixteenth Round; Prize Fighting Record
Summary The survivor of a difficult childhood and youth, Rubin Carter rose to become a top contender for the middleweight boxing crown. But his career crashed to a halt on May 26, 1967, when he and another man were found guilty of the murder of three white people in a New Jersey bar. While in prison, Carter chronicled the events that led him from the ring to three consecutive life sentences and 10 years in solitary confinement. His story was a cry for help to the public, an attempt to set the record straight and force a new trial. Bob Dylan wrote a classic anthem for Carter's struggle; and Joan Baez
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Subject Carter, Rubin, 1937-2014.
Judicial error -- United States.
Murder -- New Jersey -- Paterson.
Trials (Murder) -- New Jersey -- Paterson.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1569768595 (electronic bk.)
1569768617 (electronic bk.)
9781569768594 (electronic bk.)
9781569768617 (electronic bk.)