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Ali Rap
Ali Rap
by George Lois
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Before there was hip-hop: from the publisher that brought you the biggest book on Ali, here comes the smallest This book contains over 300 rap rhythms, witticisms, insults, wisecracks, politically incorrect quips, courageous stands and words of... (read more)

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The Professional
The Professional
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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The Greatest Fight of Our Generation: Louis Vs. Schmeling
The Greatest Fight of Our Generation: Louis Vs. Schmeling
by Lewis A Erenberg
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Jackson Pollock, Georgia O'Keeffe, Andy Warhol, Julian Schnabel, and Laurie Anderson are just some of the major American artists of the twentieth century. From the 1893 Chicago World's Fair to the 2000 Whitney Biennial, a rapid succession of art... (read more)

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In the Ring with Marvin Hart
In the Ring with Marvin Hart
by Adam Pollack
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This the the first biography ever written on Marvin Hart, the forgotten heavyweight champion from the South. Hart gained popularity as a middleweight and light-heavyweight in the Louisville, Kentucky area before moving up to heavyweight and defeating the... (read more)

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Joe Louis: Black Champion in White America
Joe Louis: Black Champion in White America
by Chris Mead
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"A stunning piece of work that transcends the genre of sports biography." — Kirkus Reviews "Boxing aficionados will be fascinated . . . a valuable addition to American social history." — Washington Post Book World "This outstanding... (read more)

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The Last Great Fight: The Extraordinary Tale of Two Men and How One Fight Changed Their Lives Forever
The Last Great Fight: The Extraordinary Tale of Two Men and How One Fight Changed Their Lives Forever
by Joe Layden
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Meticulously researched, wonderfully written; the untold story of a legendary fight and the two warriors who would never be the same again   It is considered by many to be the biggest upset in the history of boxing: James "Buster... (read more)

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Fight (75 Edition)
Fight (75 Edition)
by Norman Mailer
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The Fight is Norman Mailer's account of the October 30, 1974, fight between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman in the former Zaire. Mailer numbered among several journalists (George Plimpton, Hunter S. Thompson) who followed Ali and Foreman during the... (read more)

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The Cinderella Man Signed Edition
The Cinderella Man Signed Edition
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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Chinese Boxing: Masters and Methods
Chinese Boxing: Masters and Methods
by Robert W Smith
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Distilling the martial art known in the West as kung fu, Robert Smith presents Chinese boxing (chuan shu) as an art “that combines the hardness of a wall and the softness of a butterflys wings.” His lively, pragmatic account conveys the... (read more)

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Hard Luck: The Triumph and Tragedy of "Irish" Jerry Quarry
Hard Luck: The Triumph and Tragedy of "Irish" Jerry Quarry
by Steve Springer
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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—twice, and Norton), a racially and politically... (read more)

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Boxing Is My Sanctuary: A Collection of Essays
Boxing Is My Sanctuary: A Collection of Essays
by Theodore Roland Sares
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No sport offers more allure and repulsion than the inviting and abrasive world of boxing. Starting on the mean streets of 1950s Chicago, this collection of essays moves into a close reflection of the boxing world up through the glitz of today's boxing... (read more)

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Soul of a Butterfly Reflections on Lifes Journey
Soul of a Butterfly Reflections on Lifes Journey
by Muhammad Ali
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During my boxing career, you did not see the real Muhammad Ali. You just saw a little boxing. You saw only a part of me. After I retired from boxing my true work began. I have embarked on a journey of love. So Muhammad Ali begins this spiritual memoir... (read more)

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Pound for Pound
Pound for Pound
by Herb Boyd
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Hailed by Muhammad Ali as "the king, the master, my idol," Sugar Ray Robinson was the greatest boxer America had seen since Joe Louis and is considered by many today to be, pound for pound, the best boxer the sport has ever known. A world welterweight... (read more)

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Dragons vs. Eagles: Wales vs. America in the Boxing Ring
Dragons vs. Eagles: Wales vs. America in the Boxing Ring
by Gareth Jones.
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Historian Jones describes some of the many matches that have taken place between American and Welsh boxers from 1894 to 2013. Among the better known Welsh boxers are featherweight Jim Driscoll from Cardiff's docklands who came to the attention of Bat... (read more)

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Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran, and the Last Great Era of Boxing
Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran, and the Last Great Era of Boxing
by George Kimball
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"Sugar" Ray Leonard, "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler, Thomas "Hit Man" Hearns, and Roberto Duran all formed the pantheon of boxing greats during the late 1970s and early 1980s—before the pay-per-view model, when prize fights were telecast on network... (read more)

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Spandex, Screw Jobs and Cheap Pops: Inside the Business of British Pro Wrestling
Spandex, Screw Jobs and Cheap Pops: Inside the Business of British Pro Wrestling
by Carrie Dunn
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A fun look at the thriving UK professional wrestling scene, and how it's reviving itself for a smart, sceptical 21st-century audience after the World of Sport glory days were tarnished when fans found out that “it's not real”. Carrie Dunn... (read more)

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Cut Time: An Education at the Fights
Cut Time: An Education at the Fights
by Carlo Rotella
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Boxing is not just fighting; it is also training and living right and preparing to go the distance in the broadest sense of the phrase, a relentless managing of self that anyone who gets truly old must learn." — from Cut Time As his affection... (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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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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A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s (Harvest Book)
A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s (Harvest Book)
by Roger Kahn
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From 1919 to 1927, Jack Dempsey was the heavyweight champion of the world. With his fierce good looks and matchless dedication to the kill, he was a fighter perfectly suited to the Roaring '20s. In A Flame of Pure Fire, award-winning and renowned sports... (read more)

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