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Sonny Liston

Further Information


Tosches, Nick. The Devil and Sonny Liston. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 2000.


Barra, Allen. "Sonny Liston: He Never Knew What Hit Him." New York Times (May 21, 2000)

Hochman, Stan. "Few Come Away Unscarred in New Book on Sonny Liston." Knight Ridder/Tribune New Service (May 26, 2000): K3039.

Hoffer, Richard. "A Lot More Than Lip Service …" Sports Illustrated (November 29, 1999): 86.

Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. "A Hazy Start, a Dark End, a Champion in Between." New York Times (April 10, 2000): B6.

Lipsyte, Robert. "Decades Pass, and What's New Under the Sun?" New York Times (February 25, 1994): B10.

Nack, William. "O Unlucky Man: Fortune never smiled on Sonny Liston, even when he was champ."Sports Illustrated (February 4, 1991): 66.

"This Week in Black History." Jet (September 27, 1999): 19.

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