Rocky Marciano: The 13th candle
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Rocky Marciano: The 13th candle the true story of an American legend by Michael N Varveris

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Published by Ariana Pub .
Written in English


  • Biography,
  • Boxers (Sports),
  • Marciano, Rocky,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8413258M
ISBN 100936369841
ISBN 109780936369846

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Rocky Marciano: The 13th candle: the true story of an American legend. by Michael N Mr. Varveris first published this book in weekly chapters in area newspapers before publishing as a complete book. Mama Marciano actually lived with the author for a period of time during the writing of the book and made a mean pasta fagioli! Helpful. 0 5/5. Library > View Book. The MY HERO Project | Library. Rocky Marciano: The 13th candle: The True Story of an American Legend By Michael N. Varveris. Publisher: Ariana Pub; 1st ed edition () ISBN: MY HERO recommends this book to young adult readers. Browse Categories.   Rocky Marciano book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The sensational and dramatic story of one of boxing's greatest. Start by marking “Rocky Marciano” as Want to Read: Recently however there has been two new biographies,The 13th Candle' and 'The Rock of his Times', 4/5. Biography of a First Son, Everett M. Skeehan, - later re-released as Undefeated in The 13th Candle, Michael N. Varveris, , and The Rock of his Times, Russell Sullivan, ), read the archive articles, watched the videos, etc, etc, but what has always irked me is the lack of depth in these works.

  (Other Marciano bios include Bill Libby’s Rocky: the Story of a Champion and Michael N. Varveris’s Rocky Marciano: The 13th Candle, which appeared in and features conversations with many close to Rocky, including his devoted mother, Pasquelana.). In his new biography, Unbeaten: Rocky Marciano’s Fight for Perfection in a Crooked World (Henry Holt, pp., $32), Mike Stanton helps readers understand why even so proud a man as Muhammad Ali. Required Cookies & Technologies. Some of the technologies we use are necessary for critical functions like security and site integrity, account authentication, security and privacy preferences, internal site usage and maintenance data, and to make the site work correctly for browsing and transactions. Marciano, 29, faced the World Heavyweight Champion, year-old Jersey Joe Walcott, in Philadelphia on Septem Walcott dropped Marciano in the first round and steadily built a points lead. In the 13th, Walcott used his trademark feint to set up his right hand, but Marciano's "Suzie Q" landed first, a powerful right hook causing Walcott to slump to his knees with his arm draped over.

  Rocky Marciano started fighting as a professional boxer in , winning a fight against Harry Bilizarian. He then went on to win his first 16 fights. In , he beat Jersey Joe Walcott for the. Rocky Marciano: The 13th candle: the true story of an American legend Michael N. Varveris. out of 5 stars 3. Paperback. $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Rocky Marciano: The Rock of His Times (Sport and Society) Russell Sullivan. out of 5 stars s: Spirited, fast-paced, and rich in detail, Rocky Marciano is the first book to place the boxer in the context of his times. Capturing his athletic accomplishments against the colorful backdrop of the s fight scene, Sullivan examines how Marciano's career reflected the glamour and scandal of boxing as well as tenor of his s:   The night when he became the heavyweight champion of the world began on a troubling note. Rocky Marciano, after winning the first 42 fights of his career, found himself knocked down in .