Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told Thirty-Six Incredible Tales from the Ring

ISBN-10: 1592284795
ISBN-13: 9781592284795
Edition: 2004
Authors: Jeff Silverman
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Description: In this collection of stories, the editor has brought together some of the best true boxing stories ever told. The book is an ideal bedside reading companion.

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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Globe Pequot Press, The
Publication date: 11/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.220
Language: English

In this collection of stories, the editor has brought together some of the best true boxing stories ever told. The book is an ideal bedside reading companion.

JEFF SILVERMAN, a former columnist for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner, has written for The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and several national magazines. He is also the editor of Classic Baseball Stories (page TK), The Greatest Golf Stories Ever Told (page TK), Classic Golf Stories (page TK), Bernard Darwin on Golf (page TK), and The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told (page TK). He lives with his family in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

In The Greatest Boxing Stories Ever Told, editor Jeff Silverman delivers a knockout collection of not only the best writing ever penned on the subject of "the sweet science," but also stories that relate to the larger human issues the brutal sport has come to symbolize and embody. Whether the story be about the triumph of a heroic champion, a tragic death in the ring, the shady tactics of fight promoters, or victories against seemingly impossible odds, each story in this varied collection connects with the sort of powerful punch one can only expect from the past century's most talented and celebrated writers of both fiction and nonfiction. The Greatest Boxing Stories is the perfect gift for fight fans and non-fight fans alike, and with its all-star lineup of "contenders" throwing "haymakers" and "uppercuts" in every round, it stands as the definitive volume of short stories on this enduring pugilistic pastime. (6 1/4 x 9 1/4, 368 pages) Jeff Silverman, a former columnist for The Los Angeles Herald Examiner, has written for The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, and several national magazines. He is the editor of The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told, The Greatest Golf Stories Ever Told, and The First Chapbook for Golfers.

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