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The Resource Champion of the world, Chad Dundas

Champion of the world, Chad Dundas

Label
Champion of the world
Title
Champion of the world
Statement of responsibility
Chad Dundas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In this stunning historical fiction debut set in the world of wrestling in the 1920s, a husband and wife are set adrift in a place where everyone has something to hide and not even the fights can be taken at face value"--
Summary
In 1921, there's so little money in professional wrestling that former lightweight champion Pepper Van Dean makes his living on the carnival circuit, performing the dangerous "Hangman's Drop" stunt for crowds who'd probably enjoy seeing him die in the ring. No wonder Pepper leaps at the chance to slip the noose and train Garfield Taft, a once-great African-American heavyweight contender seeking to reclaim his title. But while these men may be (mostly) honest strivers looking to better their lot in life, the fight promoters holding the purse strings are not. Fighters and bootleggers, gamblers and gangsters all add color and grit to this compelling underdog story. -- Description by Gillian Speace
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10515935
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dundas, Chad
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.U537
LC item number
C53 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wrestlers
  • Wrestling
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Organized crime
  • Distilling, Illicit
  • Oregon
  • Montana
  • FICTION / Historical
  • FICTION / Sports
  • FICTION / Literary
Target audience
adult
Label
Champion of the world, Chad Dundas
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20657124
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
474 pages
Isbn
9780399176081
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016007262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0017881699
Label
Champion of the world, Chad Dundas
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20657124
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
474 pages
Isbn
9780399176081
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016007262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(DLC)BK0017881699

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