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Master of Men: the Life's Work of William Muldoon, Champion and Trainer of Champions By Tony Wolf
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“Master of Men” is an anthology of books, articles and essays about the remarkable Irish-American combat athlete and coach, William Muldoon. Muldoon learned the basics of wrestling as a... More > soldier in the Civil War. After numerous adventures as one of "New York's finest", he left the police force to become one of the first American professional wrestlers, taking on all comers in rough and tumble saloon matches and working as an actor/stuntman on the vaudeville stage. In 1889, Muldoon's radical training methods brought the out-of-shape, alcoholic bare-knuckle boxing champion John L. Sullivan back into form for his legendary title fight with Jake Kilrain. Muldoon later became the inaugural chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission and a personal trainer for some of the richest and most powerful men in America. Includes 29 rare illustrations and a special bonus interview with Scott Burt of the Bare Knuckle Boxing Hall of Fame.< Less
A Redhead Acts Up By William Gosling
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In torrential rain, John rescues Gwener, cult TV actress, walking and very wet. She has escaped traffickers selling her for a million to Fyodor, Russian oligarch. At Corselow Hall she meets Sir... More > Andrew, John’s father, younger brother Edward, and housekeeper Emma. By next morning Gwener has been abducted and a man floats dead in the lake. Inspector Wolfe investigates. Gwener escapes from Muldoon, trafficker boss, by arson. Fyodor wants his million back, and she becomes his reluctant ally. The murder hunt goes on, and Emma’s terrible past is revealed. Gwener, recaptured again by Muldoon, faces a grim fate. At last, Muldoon gets his deserts, when Clive, his side-kick, plays a strange role. DI Wolfe learns where to draw the line. Daniela, sexy blonde Polish maid with a past, helps things along, as does the Patriarch of Antioch. Sir Andrew, John and Edward become happy men, and Fyodor gets his heart’s desire. And is Gwener in a good place? She is in two.< Less
Health, Exercise, and Amusement (1895) By "Professor" William Miller
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William Miller was one of the best athletes of the late 19th century. He held, at one time or another, titles in Greco-Roman wrestling, boxing, saber fencing, long distance walking, and... More > weightlifting, taught courses in club swinging, and was an accomplished gymnast. He faced all of the top athletes of his day--Muldoon, Ross, Dinnie, Whistler, Goss, Pennell, and countless others. This book is a result of his years of experience in every aspect of Victorian physical culture.< Less

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