Leave the fighting to McGuigan the official biography of Barry McGuigan by Jim Sheridan

Cover of: Leave the fighting to McGuigan | Jim Sheridan

Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England .

Written in English

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  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • McGuigan, Barry, 1961-,
  • Boxers (Sports) -- Great Britain -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJim Sheridan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1132.M35 S44 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2303452M
ISBN 100140086714
LC Control Number86177670
OCLC/WorldCa14166029

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