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Classic Boxing Stories (Hardcover)

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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. InClassic 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 characters who never quit.Included in this collection are stories from such famous writers as:O. Henry H. C. WinterSir Arthur Conan Doyle Ring LardnerJack London P. G. WodehouseOctavus Roy Cohen And many more!Classic Boxing Stories shows the true grit of this tough and brutal sport. From knockouts to comebacks, these stories will show you why you fell in love with boxing and how this sport has lasted for so long. So tighten your gloves, put in your mouthpiece, and get ready to take on this # 1 contender!Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sportsbooks about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes aNew York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.
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 characters who never quit.

Included in this collection are stories from such famous writers as:

  • O. Henry
  • H. C. Winter
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Ring Lardner
  • Jack London
  • P. G. Wodehouse
  • Octavus Roy Cohen
  • And many more!

Classic Boxing Stories shows the true grit of this tough and brutal sport. From knockouts to comebacks, these stories will show you why you fell in love with boxing and how this sport has lasted for so long. So tighten your gloves, put in your mouthpiece, and get ready to take on this # 1 contender!
Number of Pages: 38816
Genre: Sports + Recreation
Sub-Genre: Boxing
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Language: English
Street Date: September 10, 2013
TCIN: 16016756
UPC: 9781620877791
Item Number (DPCI): 247-09-8618
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