Books tagged: boxing

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Deceptive Hearts
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
He survived war, and returned to devastation... A hero of the Irish Brigade, Shane MacDermott returned to New York to find his family decimated and his world shattered. She risks her life to save the people she loves... Lydia Daniels will risk anything to protect the women she shelters beneath the roof of her elegant Gramercy Park mansion-even if she has to trust the one man who can destroy her.
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, 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.
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.
Grappling Games: For Brazilian JiuJitsu (BJJ) and Submission Wrestling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
As a grappler (Judo, No Gi and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu), I have spent over a decade learning, observing and participating in submission wrestling. "Grappling Games" contain the games that I’ve been a part of where learning was fun and felt like play. I hope you have as much fun with these grappling games as I do.
Self Defence: The Simple Truth
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Customer relations
This books helps to give readers the tools needed to deal with conflict. It simplifies the law on self defence, gives advice on martial arts and the verbal intervention tools to help with any conflict situation. It looks at the psychology of an attacker, the most common attacks and different pre-emptive strikes and their medical implications.