Books tagged: boxing

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The Stuff of Legends
Price: Free! Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
Between 1971 and 1975 three men's paths crossed to create the greatest five year period in the history of heavyweight boxing. This is their incredible story.
I Was a Teenage Devil - But I'm Alright Now!
Series: Construction of a Personality, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
'Teenage Devil' is the sequel to 'Surviving', but it stands on its own, dealing with a different set of, no less significant, moral issues. And it's still a story about growing up. On one occasion, an old devil comes-a-calling (a predator, disguised in the form of a senior RAF officer) and Thomas decides to commit the ultimate sin! Fully committing himself to the task, can he actually take a life?
When It Was King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The sport of boxing has declined in popularity significantly over the last quarter century. But there was a time when it ranked among the major sporting events in the country. This is a concise history of the golden age of heavyweight boxing in America, from John L. Sullivan to Muhammad Ali.
Dreamscapes #1 - The Boxers
Series: Dreamscapes, Book 1. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Dreamscapes is a series of 12 monthly short stories capturing Astra Crompton's real dreaming experiences. In "The Boxers" a young protagonist is displaced by war and finds himself in the care of an ex-boxing champ. He and the other children housed in the old mansion are taught the skills of the sport that becomes a pivotal role in their survival as their lives progress.
Death or Quarter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,080. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A bareknuckle fighter relives the story of his life in the fragmentation of solitary confinement.
Punchdrunk
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports
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Ex-welterweight contender Johnny Mullane can hook off the jab with either hand and recite Shakespeare while backpedaling from an opponent. But he can’t stop drinking. Facing a hungry Mexican slugger half his age, Mullane begins his comeback. Recalling the teachings of his venerable departed trainer, Mullane discovers new meaning in his life.
OLYMPIAD V The Fantastically True Story of the 1912 United States Olympic Team
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,760. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Screenplays » History
New York, 1912. Two months to the day after the sinking of the Titanic, a young boy and his dog stowaway on the SS Finland, chartered transport for the 1912 United States Olympic team to Stockholm, Sweden. Elected mascot of the team by the athletes, 16 year old Harry Naughton narrates the competition, conflicts and friendships that manifest during the Atlantic crossing and the games of OLYMPIAD V
Growing Up With The Greatest
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
There have been many stories written about Muhammad Ali, but few from the standpoint of one who remembers him was he was not so popular and following him through his astonishing career, and having the chance to meet him, even engaging in a sparring session. This is the story of Ali as told by someone who watched him rise from villian to "The Greatest"
Beginner's Guide to Office Boxing
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 38,150. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Workplace culture
Does dealing with the people at work wear you out and beat you down? Have you ever thought you might be in the wrong job? Do you think that maybe the problem is you? Odds are you’re beating yourself up when you should be defending yourself. This guide to dealing with difficult people at work will help you understand your Office Boxing antagonists and provide you with options for success.
Grandpa's Short Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Ever wondered what it would be like to manage an apartment building? How about being a pro-wrestler? What if your house was suddenly surrounded by several feet of mud? The answers to these questions are in Norman Miller's collection of short stories. You will laugh until you cry.