From Poverty Bay to Broadway The Story of Tom Heeney

Author(s): Monin, Lydia

Sports & Outdoors | SECONDHAND

1928 Tom Heeney entered the ring at New York's Yankee Stadium in front of 46,000 spectators wearing a Maori cloak. He was about to fight world heavyweight champion Gene Tunney. This book follows the life of one of New Zealand's most colourful sports personalities from a labourer's cottage in Gisborne to the nightclubs of Broadway, to fishing in Florida with Ernest Hemingway.


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General Fields

  • : 9781869711252
  • : Hodder Moa
  • : Hodder Moa
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Very Good
  • : 256
  • : Monin, Lydia
  • : Paperback
  • : 1st Edition