The Pussycat of Prizefighting: Tiger Flowers and the Politics of Black Celebrity

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  • Written by Andrew M. Kaye
  • Hardcover 232 pages (June 1, 2004)
  • Publisher: University of Georgia Press
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 0820325902


Reviewer: Jonathan Deaner from London, United Kingdom:
"Professor Kaye's book is about the dilemmas experienced by black athletes, not an exhaustive account of every punch landed by Tiger Flowers and his contemporaries. As a study of race relations in the 1920s and black life in Atlanta, it seems to me that it succeeds admirably. The book is clearly written and the illustrations are revealing."