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Sonny Liston was a friend of mine : stories

Author: Thom Jones
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the title story, a boxer has more problems at home than in the ring, 40, Still at Home is on a grown man still living with his mother, while A Run through the Jungle is a covert mission during the Vietnam War.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thom Jones
ISBN: 0316472239 9780316472234
OCLC Number: 39627582
Description: 312 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Sonny Liston was a friend of mine --
The roadrunner --
A run through the jungle --
Fields of purple forever --
40, still at home --
Tarantula --
Mouses --
A midnight clear --
Daddy's girl --
My heroic mythic journey --
I love you, Sophie Western --
You cheated, you lied.
Responsibility: Thom Jones.

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A dozen powerful, often wickedly funny stories from the critically acclaimed author of "Cold Snap" and "Pugilist at Rest", a National Book Award finalist. Excerpted in "Harper's" and "The New Yorker".

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