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Boxing"s best short stories

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Published by Chicago Review Press in Chicago, Illinois .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boxing stories.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul D. Staudohar
    ContributionsStaudohar, Paul D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS648.B67 B69 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 330 p.
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL32582M
    ISBN 101556523645
    LC Control Number99014335

      An intricately crafted short story is a window into a fully developed world in a bite-sized nugget. When you're crunched for time they're also a quick escape and a great introduction to a writer's work. The right sort of short stories can also be great for book clubs, particularly at busy times of the year. GallagherGirl Completed Realistic Short Stories Octo Bo is the best boxer at Jackson's Gym, but when her worse nightmare comes to life, she's ruined. Her whole life is ruined, her career is ruined.

    “THE FIRESIDE BOOK OF BOXING” Edited by W. C. Heinz (Simon & Schuster) One of the best collections of boxing writing between the covers of a single book. This was reissued in an updated form by Sport Classic Books. But the original hardcover has a special feel with unique artwork.   The 50 Best Boxing Movies of All Time. when his career was cut short by a racially motivated arrest and false imprisonment for a robbery/homicide. compelling stories and high-quality Author: Christina Newland.

    Chris Crutcher, Author Greenwillow Books $ (p) ISBN   This collection of short stories is based upon the life of boxing manager and trainer Jerry Boyd. The title story, “Million Dollar Baby,” is more than likely familiar thanks to Hillary Swank. For the uninitiated, it is about the relationship between a trainer and boxer–both when she is working on her trade, and when both are working on Author: Jessica Pryde.


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With a stable of writers that includes P.G. Wodehouse, Damon Runyon, Nelson Algren, Irwin Shaw, and O. Henry, Boxing's Best Short Stories is a collection that comes out swinging from the opening bell. Unlike other sports, boxing is not one you play at. It's a serious, dangerous, and complicated combination of business, art, brutality, and need, and the best boxing writing pulls no punches 4/5(2).

Paul D. Staudohar is the editor of Baseball's Best Short Stories, Football's Best Short Stories, and Golf's Best Short Stories and the author of Playing for Dollars: Labor Relations and the Sports Business and other business books.

A professor of business administration at California State University in Hayward, he lives in Lafayette, California.4/5(2). Boxing's Best Short Stories brings the action of the ring to life with 22 classic tales. Boxing has always had its share of violence, disreputable characters, and shattered dreams, but as an inspiration for great writing it is unsurpassed.

The tales included in this classic volume represent every decade of the 20th century and many beloved Author: Paul D. Staudohar. A list of the best collections of short stories, either anthologies with stories by multiple authors or collections with stories by one author. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

Boxing's best short stories User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. YA-Among the oldest of sports, dating at least as far back as the ancient Egyptians, boxing has long been both praised and condemned.

At once brutish and artistic, primitive and spellbinding Read full review. Get this from a library. Boxing's best short stories. [Paul D Staudohar;] -- Twenty-two boxing stories written over the century. They include two on men who box to finance their education.

In The Croxley Master, written in by A. Conan Doyle, he is a medical student. Boxing's Best Short Stories by Paul D Staudohar (Editor) starting at $ Boxing's Best Short Stories has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Boxing's Best Short Stories book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The action of the ring comes brilliantly to life in thes /5. Muhammad Ali called it "just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand.

I beat people up." Now, any boxing anthology that calls Hemingway's "Fifty Grand" not one of his best stories and doesn't include it must keep its guard up.

As it happens, Staudohar (Business Administration/Cal. State, Hayward; The Sports Industry and Collective Bargaining, ), editor of "best of" books on Author: Paul D.

Staudohar. Life in The Ring- short story GallagherGirl Completed Realistic Octo Bo is the best boxer at Jackson's Gym, but when her worse nightmare comes to life, she's ruined. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: v, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Rose into cauliflower / Mel Matison --The last blow / Octavus Roy Cohen --The Croxley master / A.

Conan Doyle --The higher pragmatism / O. Henry --Sonny Liston was a friend of mine / Thom Jones --Twenty-five bucks / James T.

Farrell --Bred for. As this excellent collection of 22 stories makes clear, pugilism has inspired some of the best writers of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Following a tepidly written history of the sport, the book kicks. Short stories Random. Short descriptive stories for a quick read. No spastic theme for this kind of book each one is different with there own theme and plot.

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In these stories the Op unravels a murder with too many clues, looks for a girl with eyes the color. Reddit's Top Short Stories. Top stories under 7, words: The The dead by Joyce is probably the best short story every written and it's not on the list.

Also Faulkners A Rose For Emily is missing too. genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our. The best short stories should haunt you for days and weeks. The stories in McGregor’s collection have stayed with me for months on end.

They are linked by a unity of place – the fenlands of Author: Elizabeth Day. Nine Stories () by J. Salinger Nine Stories is a book that speaks to nearly everyone, from precocious adolescents to jaded adults.

The stories are technically brilliant — with vividly drawn characters, revelatory turns, and all the components that teachers say short stories should have — but they're also lovable and interesting. Boxing Day, a short story by David Park 12 Tales for Christmas - Day 6: A father drives his son to visit his mother by the sea on the day after Christmas Tue, This year was a stellar one for short fiction.

In addition to releases from celebrated practitioners of the form, like Kelly Link and Edith Pearlman, it also saw the emergence of fresh, exciting voices—and a short story collection even managed to nab the National Book Award. These 10 collections were standouts for us.

Almost Famous Women by Megan Mayhew Bergman In her first collection of. Pages in category "Short stories about boxing" The following 22 pages are in this category, out of 22 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). You have to read "Million Dollar Baby" (originally from a book of short stories called Rope Burns) by F.

X. Toole. There's about four or five short boxing stories that are amazing. Toole was a real trainer that unfortunately died before the movie came out. He also wrote a novel that I plan on reading.But the book is even better, and it’s easily one of the best boxing books of all-time.

No stone is left unturned in La Motta’s up and down, violent world, both professionally and personally. Sweet Thunder: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson by Wil Haygood – Considered by most as the best boxer of all-time, Sugar Ray Robinson was a.Although he is best known as the creator of Conan the Barbarian and as a writer of historical fiction and fantasy, Robert E.

Howard was both a successful author of popular boxing stories and an avid amateur boxer himself. The sixteen stories and three poems collected in this volume show the full range of his talents for action, humor, and fistic philosophy.4/5(1).