• "A refreshingly honest and even-handed deconstruction of the owner of the uneasiest head to wear a crown this side of Henry IV"

    George Kimball, author of Four Kings
  • "An atmospheric and classy chronicle of the life of a boxing great"

    Sunday Express
  • "History has not been kind to Floyd Patterson . . . but in Stratton he has an author worthy to champion his cause for posterity"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "A deftly written biography. Stratton clarifies how Patterson could be trumpeted as a hero of the civil rights movement and reminds us of Patterson’s remarkable talent, morality and determination"

    Publishers Weekly