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The contender

Author: Robert Lipsyte
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Harlem high school dropout escapes from a gang of punks into a boxing gym, where he learns that being a contender is hard and often discouraging work, but that you don't know anything until you try.
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Genre/Form: Sports stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lipsyte
ISBN: 0064471527 9780064471527 0060239204 9780060239206 0060239190 9780060239190 0606025251 9780606025256
OCLC Number: 923488
Target Audience: Lexile: 760.
Description: 182 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Robert Lipsyte.

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A Harlem high school dropout escapes from a gang of punks into a boxing gym, where he learns that being a contender is hard and often discouraging work, but that you don't know anything until you try.

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