The Sixteenth Round
From Number 1 Contender to #45472Book - 2011
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter was riding a wave of success. The survivor of a difficult childhood and youth, he rose to become a top contender for the middleweight boxing crown. But his career crashed to a halt on May 26, 1967, when he and another man were found guilty of the murder of three white people in a New Jersey bar and sentences to three consecutive life terms.
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, 2011.
Branch Call Number: 796.8309 CAR
Characteristics: viii, 339 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Alternative Title: 16th round : from number 1 contender to number 45472