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On Boxing, Expanded Edition ((2ND)95 Edition)
On Boxing, Expanded Edition ((2ND)95 Edition)
by Joyce Carol Oates
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Chapter One "It's a terrible sport, but it's a sport . . . the fight for survival is the fight. --Rocky Graziano, " former middleweight champion of the world They are young welterweight boxers so evenly matched they might be twins, though one has a... (read more)

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The Cinderella Man
The Cinderella Man
by Michael Delisa
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In 1934, Jim Braddock was down and out. His boxing career blighted by broken hands, the New York Irishman had won five of his previous 21 bouts and had been forced to quit. The Great Depression was at its height. When work dried up on the Hudson River... (read more)

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A Beautiful Mind: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Script)
A Beautiful Mind: The Shooting Script (Newmarket Shooting Script)
by Akiva Goldsman
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"A Beautiful Mind, the intensely human drama of a true genius, is inspired by events in the life of mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. The handsome and highly eccentric Nash made an astonishing discovery early in life and stood on the brink of... (read more)

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Million Dollar Baby: Stories From the Corner
Million Dollar Baby: Stories From the Corner
by F. X. Toole
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This hard-hitting collection of powerful and moving tales based on the experiences of the late, great fight manager and cut man Jerry Boyd, who wrote under the pen name F. X. Toole, is now the basis for a major motion picture starring Hilary Swank and... (read more)

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Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
by Geoffrey C. Ward
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He was the first black heavyweight champion in history, the most celebrated — and most reviled — African American of his age. In Unforgivable Blackness, the prizewinning biographer Geoffrey C. Ward brings to vivid life the real Jack Johnson, a... (read more)

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Cinderella Man
Cinderella Man
by Marc Cerasini
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Set in New York in the Depression, this is the story of Jim Braddock, who takes up boxing to make money to feed his family, and eventually goes up against champ Max Baer, notorious for having killed two men in the ring. James J. Braddock, born in New... (read more)

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The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle
The Gloves: A Boxing Chronicle
by Robert Anasi
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"A dying blook sport is reincarnated as a metaphor for redemption under flawed circumstances."--Nita Rao, The Village Voice "Robert Anasi . . . can turn a phrase as clean as a neatly wrapped fist."--Stephanie Zacharek, Newsday "As gripping as any Arctic... (read more)

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The Fight of the Century: Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the Struggle for Racial Equality
The Fight of the Century: Jack Johnson, Joe Louis, and the Struggle for Racial Equality
by Thomas R. Hietala
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This is a revealing look at the history of race relations in the United States during the first half of the twentieth century portrayed through the lives and times of the first two African-American heavyweight boxing champions, Jack Johnson and Joe Louis.... (read more)

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