Bendigo of Nottingham Sunny Ache

ISBN: 9780954643867

Published: September 1st 2014

Paperback

186 pages


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Bendigo of Nottingham  by  Sunny Ache

Bendigo of Nottingham by Sunny Ache
September 1st 2014 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 186 pages | ISBN: 9780954643867 | 9.32 Mb

From Nottingham to New York to New Orleans and back again, this captivating account reveals the stories of the men who risked their lives in the ring to provide a better life for themselves and their loved ones.Bendigo of Nottingham tells theMoreFrom Nottingham to New York to New Orleans and back again, this captivating account reveals the stories of the men who risked their lives in the ring to provide a better life for themselves and their loved ones.Bendigo of Nottingham tells the long-forgotten tale of William Abednego Thompson, aka “Bendigo” – the most famous bare knuckle boxer of his time.Using only his fists and his will, this scrappy, undersized prize fighter takes on all comers in farmhouses and barns and makeshift rings in the fields of England to become Bendigo.

But time takes its toll on the undefeated boxer, and his love of drink lands him in jail with seemingly no way up from the bottom to which he has sunk.The novel unfolds like a movie before the reader’s eyes....He was the most precious son to his beloved widowed mother......He was the best brother to his destitute sisters and brothers......He was an extraordinary inmate within the walls of a prison in his own country......He was the pride of his people...



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