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Classic boxing stories

Author: Paul D Staudohar
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boxing has been a part of our history going back centuries. Whether it's bare knuckle or the pay-per-view fights we see today, it has been a staple in our lives. In Classic Boxing Stories, Paul D. Staudohar has collected work from dozens of writers, telling stories about the sport that has been so important to them. With tales going back 100 years, you will be enthralled in the storytelling and moved by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Classic boxing stories.
(DLC) 2013011554
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Staudohar
ISBN: 1626365059 9781626365056
OCLC Number: 902330143
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 388 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Rose into Cauliflower (1943) by Mel Matison; Chapter 2 The Last Blow (1926) by Octavus Roy Cohen; Chapter 3 The Croxley Master (1900) by A. Conan Doyle; Chapter 4 The Higher Pragmatism (1909) by O. Henry; Chapter 5 Twenty-Five Bucks (1930) by James T. Farrell; Chapter 6 Bred for Battle (1934) by Damon Runyon; Chapter 7 Heart (1979) by Neil McMahon; Chapter 8 A Piece of Steak (1909) by Jack London; Chapter 9 Death of a Prize Fighter (1949) by Robert Switzer. Chapter 10 A Matter of Seconds (1953) by Ellery QueenChapter 11 The Debut of Battling Billson (1924) by P.G. Wodehouse; Chapter 12 He Swung and He Missed (1952) by Nelson Algren; Chapter 13 The Legend of Pig-Eye (1991) by Rick Bass; Chapter 14 Everything in the Fifth (1939) by Maxence Van Der Meersch; Chapter 15 One-Thirty-Three-Ringside (1913) by Charles E. Van Loan; Chapter 16 A Boxer: Old (1934) by Harry Sylvester; Chapter 17 The Chickasha Bone Crusher (1921) by H.C. Witwer; Chapter 18 Champion (1916) by Ring Lardner; Chapter 19 Stop the Fight! (1952) by Norman Katkov. Chapter 20 I Won't Do No Dive (1937) by Harry SylvesterChapter 21 The Mexican (1911) by Jack London; Permissions.
Responsibility: edited by Paul D. Staudohar.

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Boxing has been a part of our history for centuries. Whether it's bare-knuckle or the PPV fights we see today, it has been a staple in our lives. In this book, the author has collected work from  Read more...

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