The story of boxing legend Jerry Quarry has it all: rags to riches, thrilling fights against the giants of the Golden Age of Heavyweights (Ali—twice, Frazier—twice, Patterson, Norton), a racially and politically electric sports era, the thrills and excesses of fame, celebrities, love, hate, joy, and pain. And tragedy.
Steve Springer has written or co-written six books including a 2008 New York Times bestseller (American Son: The Oscar De La Hoya Story) and two LA Times bestsellers. He was a journalist for the LA Times for 25 years. He is now a National Online Columnist with LiveSports.com. Blake Chavez is a professional writer who has had several original feature film screenplays optioned. Chavez enjoyed a successful career as an amateur boxing trainer for over a decade. He also managed a few professional boxers. Chavez is an authority on Jerry Quarry. Springer has covered boxing professionally for two decades.