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Mike Tyson

Boxing (born 30-Jun-1966)


Phil Berger. Blood Season: Mike Tyson and the World of Boxing. Four Walls Eight Windows. 1996. 346pp.

Dominic Calder-Smith. The Long Round: The Triumphs and the Tragedies of the Men Who Fought Mike Tyson. Yellow Jersey. 2004. 224pp.

Reg Gutteridge; Norman Giller. Mike Tyson: The Release of Power. London: Queen Anne Press. 1995. 222pp.

Peter Niels Heller. Bad Intentions: The Mike Tyson Story. Da Capo Press. 1995. 476pp.

Richard Hoffer. A Savage Business: The Comeback and Comedown of Mike Tyson. Simon and Schuster. 1998. 271pp.

Montieth Illingworth. Mike Tyson: Money, Myth, and Betrayal. Carol Publishing Group. 1991. 407pp.

Ted A. Kluck. Facing Tyson: Fifteen Fighters, Fifteen Stories. Globe Pequot. 2006. 272pp.

Joe Layden. The Last Great Fight: The Extraordinary Tale of Two Men and How One Fight Changed Their Lives Forever. Macmillan. 2007. 320pp. James "Buster" Douglas vs. Mike Tyson.

Daniel O'Connor (editor). Iron Mike: A Mike Tyson Reader. Thunder's Mouth Press. 2002. 336pp.

Mark Shaw. Down for the Count: The Shocking Truth Behind the Mike Tyson Rape Trial. Sagamore Publications. 1993. 262pp.

Josť Torres. Fire and Fear: The Inside Story of Mike Tyson. W. H. Allen. 1989. 253pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  6. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.491)

  7. Britannica Almanac 2006 (p.112)

  8. American Lives: Sports (vol.2, pp.444-46)

  9. ESPN Sports Almanac 2004 (p.542)

  10. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.4, pp.718-20)

  11. Sports Illustrated 2005 Almanac (p.884)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.274)

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