Cover Image

Sweet William :

the life of Billy Conn /
Andrew O'Toole.
Main Creator: O'Toole, Andrew.
Contributors: Griffin, Stephen, donor.
Summary:A biography of Billy Conn, a working-class Irishman from Pittsburg who became a national hero in the 1930s and 1940s after winning several lightweight boxing championships, and nearly defeating heavyweight champion Joe Louis.
In Collection: Stephen Griffin Collection
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2008.
Series:Sport and society.
Notes:Dust jacket available. See entry for [Miscellaneous dust jackets removed from Stephen Griffin Collection items] in the NLI catalogue.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-341) and index.

Physical description: xi, 350 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Provenance:GR 4743: Stephen Griffin Collection
ISBN:9780252032240 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252032241 (cloth : alk. paper)
Call Number View In Collection
GR 4743
Main Reading Room - item stored offsite - Order 1 week in advance.