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bookThe story of the hard-hitting, hard-drinking Gilded Age Boxer who became the country’s first sports superstar and Irish-American hero

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“In this muscular, relentlessly detailed book, Christopher Klein not only tells Sullivan’s story but also documents the evolution of boxing from illicit bare-knuckle savagery akin to today’s steel-cage extravaganzas to the ‘sweet science’ of legally sanctioned bouts between skillful gloved opponents.”

—Wall Street Journal