If you love “The Sweet Science”, then you’re sure to appreciate At The Fights ($). American writers have a longstanding fascination with the primal contests that take place within the ropes, as we as the world of crazy carnivals which exists outside of them. From rundown neighborhood gyms where the local youth vent their anger at the world to star studded casinos in exotic locales around the world, they have chronicled some unforgettable tales. Here there is dissipation and determination, great champs and punch-drunk has beens regaling anyone who will listen their tales of when they could have been a contender. Even those not particularly interested in boxing will love this book as it is a story of humanity packed with tales of success and failure, haunting.
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