The Life and Crimes of Don King

The Life and Crimes of Don King

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A new, updated edition of Jack Newfield's hard-hitting unauthorized biography of boxing kingpin Don King, source of the Emmy-winning film starring Ving Rhames. With a new epilogue. Working his way out of a life of street crime and numbers running - and jail time for manslaughter - King rose to become a powerhouse in the fight game, outnegotiated corporate giants, fleeced the treasuries of entire countries, and amassed a vast personal fortune while ruining the lives and careers of some of boxing's greatest champions. The dying words of the man King stomped to death on the streets of Cleveland in 1966 - qDon, I'll pay you the money!q - became the motif for Don King's ascendancy.... Vegas home, and swimming-pool maintenance and neighborhood association dues for the Las Vegas corporate apartment. ... to federal and state prosecutors in Manhattan, and to the state boxing commissions of Nevada and New Jersey.

Title:The Life and Crimes of Don King
Author:Jack Newfield
Publisher:UNET 2 Corporation - 2003


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