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The Wild Boxing Champion
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
This is a story about animals fighting boxing matches.Animals box like humans in the thrilling story.
Fighter's Bite
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead
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In the post-apocalyptic ruins, ex-prizefighter Bruno Swaggart makes his living the only way he's ever known how: one opponent, two gloves, and a bloodthirsty crowd urging him on. But the world has changed... now the undefeated champion bobs and weaves for his life, trusting that the next punch will not be his last. For when you're boxing against the living dead, all bets are off....
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Fight Night
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A punchdrunk boxer recalls his violent bad old days as a mob enforcer
The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
Award-winning boxing writer Thomas Gerbasi takes a look at the often unappreciated sport of women's boxing with this collection of stories featuring profiles of Christy Martin, Laila Ali, Lucia Rijker, Mia St. John, and Holly Holm, along with in-depth features on some of the most compelling athletes you may have never heard of.
Who is the Brooklyn Monk?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Traveling to the far reaches of the world to find lost masters and forgotten systems of martial arts; reviving the sometimes abandoned techniques and philosophies of a subculture of warriors; immersing himself deep into the cultural and linguistic setting of his fight training; these are only a couple of the things that get Antonio Graceffo up every morning.
Pioneers Of Sport
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Extensively-researched biographical tributes to a selection of great pioneers of sport.
Conversations with Clete
Price: Free! Words: 8,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Cletus Rossiter is concerned about his sleep apnea and records himself while sleeping, but gets far more than he bargained for when strange voices show up in the recordings, including his own voice speaking German, a language he doesn’t know. Is he dreaming or is he is dealing with ghosts from the historic past?
New York City Boxing Directory (1885-1960)
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
My eBook is an alphabetical directory of boxing-related persons and organizations in New York City. The time span is from the late 19th Century until after the mid 20th Century. The directory lists occupational titles, business and residential addresses, and phone numbers (for 1950s-1960). The text is pertinent for boxing enthusiasts as well as persons interested in researching family ancestries.
Pound for Pound: The Modern Gladiators of Mixed Martial Arts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Pound for Pound traces the five greatest fighters of all time—Georges St-Pierre, BJ Penn, Anderson Silva, Maurício Rua and Fedor Emelianenko—through their humble origins, baptism by blood and fire, and rise to the pinnacle of MMA, where the sword of Damocles constantly threatens.