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Professional ((Rev)01 Edition)
Professional ((Rev)01 Edition)
by W.c. Heinz
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Originally published in 1958, The Professional is the story of boxer Eddie Brown's quest for the middleweight championship of the world. But it is so much more. W. C. Heinz not only serves up a realistic depiction of the circus-like atmosphere around... (read more)

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Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine: Stories
Sonny Liston Was a Friend of Mine: Stories
by Thom Jones
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"Spending time with Jones' battle-worn eccentrics and disenfranchised misfits leaves you feeling bruised but also elated." Kate Sekules... (read more)

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The Sweet Science
The Sweet Science
by A J Liebling
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A.J. Liebling's classic New Yorker pieces on the "sweet science of bruising" bring vividly to life the boxing world as it once was. It depicts the great events of boxing's American heyday: Sugar Ray Robinson's dramatic comeback, Rocky Marciano's rise to... (read more)

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The Pugilist at Rest: Stories
The Pugilist at Rest: Stories
by Thom Jones
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Thom Jones's stories strike with a profound and devastating impact. HIs vision of the human condition is almost brutal, for in ithe world of Jones's fiction there is such a preponderance of darkness that light itself becomes a form of torture. Yet each... (read more)

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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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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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Clint Eastwood: A Biography
Clint Eastwood: A Biography
by Richard Schickel
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"Authoritative . . . highly nuanced . . . gives the reader a palpable sense of Mr. Eastwood's career." --The New York Times From the moment The Man With No Name first fixed the screen with his murderous squint, from the first time audiences... (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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Fat City (California Fiction)
Fat City (California Fiction)
by Leonard Gardner
Staff Pick
Fat City is the first (and, sadly, only) novel by Leonard Gardner. It is 180 pages of boxing, booze, lousy jobs, poisoned relationships, and flophouse squalor. It perfectly captures the characters' desperation, hopelessness, and faded dreams. If you are... (read more)

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Cold Snap: Stories
Cold Snap: Stories
by Thom Jones
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Cold snap -- Superman, my son -- Way down deep in the jungle -- Quicksand -- Pickpocket -- Ooh baby baby --Rocketfire red -- I need a man to love me -- Pot shack -- Dynamite hands.... (read more)

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