Ringside A Treasury of Boxing Reportage

Ringside A Treasury of Boxing Reportage

By: Budd Schulberg (author)eBook

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Ringside is a bountiful collection of the most memorable boxing stories by legendary fight-game writer Budd Schulberg.

Schulberg takes us all the way back to an epic bare-knuckle contest in England 200 years ago; draws a revealing portrait of 'Uncle' Mike Jacobs, the promotional impresario of boxing in its golden age; expertly places Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali in the social context of their times; brings followers up to date on the careers of the great names of recent decades - Tyson, Holyfield, de la Hoya, Hopkins, 'Chico' Corrales; and much more.

Throughout this book, Schulberg provides the perfect blend of great writing on great fighters, laced with a realistic sense of boxing's wrongs as well as its rights. With prose that sparkles with authority and insight, Ringside is a main event in the world of sports literature.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 17/08/2012
  • ID: 9781780577289
  • book language: en
  • publisher: Mainstream Publishing
  • publisher imprint: Mainstream Digital

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