Books tagged: boxing

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England's Ultimate Goal
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
England win the World Cup at long last and also at long last, the fans are happy as are most of England. In wellbeing terms though, happiness begins within. That’s always a bitter pill to swallow for people unfamiliar with wellbeing, ‘like attracts like’, and so one must feel good in order to get good. What about when one feels bad to get good, as football fans usually do?
The Shot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Paulie Bartoni was tired of being the underdog--he could take punches like anyone else. But changing the outcome of a rigged fight has him in a bit of trouble. Now up against the biggest baddest boxer to come stateside from Russia, Paulie finds himself tangling with something much bigger than just the money.
Yolande Pompey Light Heavyweight Boxer From Trinidad And Tobago
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Yolande Pompey, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, was ranked as high as 3rd by Ring Magazine and the World Boxing Association. He was the product of Belmont Orphanage in Princes Town. Pompey came to prominence after he defeated Gentle Daniel, the boxing champion of Trinidad. Yolande faced Archie Moore in the most important fight of his career, in London, on June 5, 1956. Pompey boxed from 1949-'61.
Read My Lips
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A bitter sweet story about humility and learning unfolds as Millicent discovers standing tall in your own shoes is more rewarding than filling someone else’s and Stacey embraces education as more important that they heavyweight title.
The President - Hobo Chronicles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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When The Hobo tries to get justice for a fractured skull, the Hobart police refuse to arrest the perpetrator. Instead they try to entrap the innocent victim, giving him no choice but to sleep in the woods. In order to stay sober, he spars in hard gyms with great Australian fighters. Even when fit and sober, he realizes without the puppet master, he’ll never get to fight in Australia ever again.
Manos de Piedra: A Biography of Roberto Durán
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,740. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
There are not many boxing stories that have happy endings. Roberto Duran's seems to be one. Now in his sixties he has both his faculties and an intact body. He still has money and his wife of more than four decades and his family are his greatest joys. He lives in a country that worships him. For a fighter who personified the face of evil in the ring he seems to have made no lasting enemies. He
The Merry-Go-Round Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Do you believe you can shape your future, determine your destiny? One spring day in 1954, three sixth grade boys make a bet: the one who can climb first to the top of a small green merry-go-round outside their school will be “Champ for life!” For the rest of his days he’ll be “on Easy Street!” A coming-of-age novel about temptation, perseverance & redemption.
The Last Great Heavyweights-From Ali and Frazier to Lewis and Tyson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Starting with the historical clash between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier in 1971, and ending with the much anticipated fight between Lennox Lewis and Mike Tyson in 2002, this book looks at the great heavyweight champions who were the standard bearers of boxing over a thirty-year period. Grab a ringside seat and relive the epic fights and rivalries of boxing's legendary heavyweight champions.
Don Cockell Heavyweight Boxing Contender From England
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
World heavyweight champion Rocky Marciano fought British Empire champion Don Cockell on May 16, 1955 at San Francisco's old Kezar Stadium. The bout was not regarded as much of a test for Marciano in the pre-fight newspapers leading up to the event. It was the American's 5th title defense. Even British commentators failed to anticipate the highly competitive contest that was about to be staged.
An Education
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Coming of age
At the training camp in the country Larry helps with the champ and his sparing partner, Big George..