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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014; US$ 16.99
A.J. Liebling's classic New Yorker pieces on the "sweet science of bruising" bring vividly to life the boxing world as it once was. It depicts the great events of boxing's American heyday: Sugar Ray Robinson's dramatic comeback, Rocky Marciano's rise to prominence, Joe Louis's unfortunate decline. Liebling never fails to find the human story behind... more...
- Steerforth Press 2012; US$ 13.95
Beetle-browed, nearly bald, a head that rode his collarbones like a bowling ball returning on rails, his waist size more than half his five-foot-eight height, Two Ton Tony Galento appeared nearly square, his legs two broomsticks jammed into a vertical hay bale. By all measures he stood no chance when he stepped into the ring against the Brown Bomber,... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 10.60
Oscar De La Hoya, uno de los luchadores más celebrados en la historia del boxeo, nos brinda su historia franca y conmovedora sobre cómo logró el Sueño Americano: su ascenso al éxito, el poder de una ética de trabajo sólida, la dolorosa pérdida de su madre al cáncer, las trampas del estrellato, así como una perspectiva muy personal de lo que significa... more...
- G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 2.90
"The fight game in the raw great contests and some really hard men. What a life!" Roy Shaw Prize-fighting was one of the greatest sporting attractions in the 18th and 19th centuries. Prize-fights attracted thousands of spectators from all walks of life and, nothwithstanding its illegality, was patronised by royalty and the aristocracy. The area... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This comprehensive, novel and exciting interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international authorities from the history of sport, social history, art history, film history, design history, cultural studies and related fields to explore the ways in which visual culture has shaped, and continues to impact upon, our understanding of sport... more...
- Random House 2009; US$ 20.78
The Years of the Locust is a true story of intrigue, paranoia, murder and money set in the shimmering cities of America's South in the 1990s. It's the story of two men who never should have met, and when they did, one killed the other. There are walk-on parts for Don King, George Foreman, the FBI and a fallen NFL hero, yet it's the two central characters... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.78
Collected here for the first time are the best of Davis Miller's essays and memoirs. The volume contains his celebrated trilogy of award-winning Muhammad Ali pieces, including the classic 'My Dinner with Ali', together with a provocative new essay called 'The Yin and the Yang of Muhammad Ali'. There are also two pieces about Miller's unusual relationship... more...
- Transworld 2012; US$ 23.98
Boxing. The Sport of Kings. And for every king, there are kingmakers and princes, determined heirs and ruthless pretenders to the throne. Boxers may enter the ring alone, but behind them are their families, many of whom have spent a career in the fight game themselves. And all are caught up in this most beautiful but brutal of sports. Beautiful... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95
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,... more...
- ECW Press 2012; US$ 12.95
The biography of a pioneer in the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene, this work takes readers through Gary "Big Daddy" Goodridge?s entire career - from his rollercoaster formative years and his emergence as a world champion athlete to his role as a loving father struggling to find work.With humble beginnings as an immigrant in a small city in... more...