From Library Journal
Copyright 1987 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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There is much to be appreciated about this book for those who wish to truly contemplate boxing fully. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Miroku Nemeth
Joyce Carol Oates is a women of great intellect and also letters. But what she and I have in common is that we are both boxing aficionados. I never boxed... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sugafoot
dated reveiw of boxing in light of recent understanding of head trauma and sports ..Published 7 months ago by cardioboy
Brilliant exploration of boxing from a surprising source. Not only does Oates love boxing, she understands it a hell of a lot better than 99% of the "experts. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Amazon Customer
It's hard to believe this was written by somebody who hasn't been bruised,cut or knocked down. Her knowledge of what it's like is amazing... Read morePublished 17 months ago by ernest everett mathews
Oates does well when she's talking about individual personalities (like Tyson), and for that I give this book two stars, but when she attempts to analyze boxing as a whole she... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Karl
(1) She describes things clearly when it comes to facts, although mostly in ways unoriginal and trite; like how Berbick was "like a man trapped in a dream," like how Tyson... Read morePublished 23 months ago by S. H.
Supreme insight into the mind and soul of pugilism and why it so captivates the public worldwide. Well worth the read!Published on June 24, 2013 by CounterPunch
I received the product on time and in great condition. I recommend this seller without any hesitation. Nothing left to say...Published on April 9, 2013 by Doc Elliott