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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Mystery & Detective / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:186
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781736277621
  • Paperback ISBN:9781736277614

Bootleg Boxing

The Murder of Eddie 'The Hammer' Hammond

by Joseph Baker

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Overview
Eddie, a winner of three amateur Army titles as a Soldier, wanted to leap from amateur boxer to professional fighter. Throughout life, within the ring and outside of it, he's always been a fighter with a burning desire to become the most successful boxer of all time. He's always possessed extraordinary fighting prowess, but discontinued his boxing career at his wife's insistence. After years away from boxing, Eddie makes an extraordinary comeback. And then tragedy strikes, putting much more than his boxing career into question.
Description
Eddie, a winner of three amateur Army titles as a Soldier, wanted to leap from amateur boxer to professional fighter. Throughout life, within the ring and outside of it, he's always been a fighter with a burning desire to become the most successful boxer of all time. He's always possessed extraordinary fighting prowess, but discontinued his boxing career at his wife's insistence. After years away from boxing, Eddie makes an extraordinary comeback. And then tragedy strikes, putting much more than his boxing career into question. Like many other people, Eddie's life is also full of victories, challenges, and failures. People around him admire his strong, energetic personality, and oftentimes he's seen as heroic. His life is unpredictable and tumultuous, but he has the inner-resilience to stay strong and determined in the face of adversity. Get ready to experience a rollercoaster ride of emotions as the story unwinds in front of you. "Bootleg Boxing is an unforgettable masterpiece of fiction filled with emotion, passion, and intrigue.
About the author
Joe Baker is an Army veteran who served twenty-three years on active duty. He retired as a First Sergeant. Joe served in Afghanistan, Iraq (three deployments), Kuwait for Intrinsic Action, Egypt as a Multi-National Forces Observer, and in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, with Joint Task Force 160th in support of Operational Sea Signal. He was awarded four Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman's Badge for his time overseas. He is a graduate of Excelsior College, where he studied Business Management and obtained a bachelor's degree. He currently resides in Texas and has one son, Charles Baker.

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