The Great White Hope

The Great White Hope

A Drama in Three Acts

Book - 1968
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Tragic Drama / Characters: 8 male, 3 female, extras w/doubling

Winner of Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award

"A great part a tragic hero, cheated, degraded, and at last brutally beaten. Mr. Sackler has used his hero, a figure based on the first Black heavyweight champion of the world, Jack Johnson (played by James Earl Jones), as a symbol in part of Black aspiration...Has an epic scope and range...It picks up the Johnson story soon after the Australian day in 1908 when Johnson whipped Tommy B

Publisher: New York : S. French, c1968
ISBN: 9780573609602
Call Number: 812.54 Sa146g 1968
Characteristics: 135 p. ; 19 cm


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