Say the name John L. Sullivan, and even many non-boxing fans will recognize the champion as a vanguard in the sport at the end of the nineteenth century. Joe Barrett's narration brings this larger-than-life character to the mind's eye of the listener with a wonderfully gruff, Irish-New England accent. Author Christopher Klein captures much about this man--and there's a lot not to like--but it's Barrett who embraces Sullivan's voice in an animated way. That effort makes STRONG BOY a great marriage of scholarship and narration. M.B. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2015]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781504615723 $34.95 Ten CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-5046-1569-3 $22.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781504615709 $105.00 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781504615716 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
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