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The Sweeter Science: A Look at Women's Boxing
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,260. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
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.
Fight Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A punchdrunk boxer recalls his violent bad old days as a mob enforcer
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.
Deceptive Hearts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Highland Press Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
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.
Fighter's Bite
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Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
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....
The Fight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Fed up of Henry ‘Haz’ Tailor, Piers picks his dad’s brains for how to deal with him. So that, next time, Piers will have a real surprise for him. Little does Haz know that Piers’s dad loves boxing. And he won’t allow his son to fail. An unconventional father-son story which blurs the line between right and wrong. The Fight: a Daniel Redfern short story.
Broken
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,660. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Veronica Giguere. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Criofan Byrne and Miranda Garren come from two different worlds, but they are thrust together by a ruthless gang leader who forces Criofan into an experimental cybernetics procedure, turning a medical breakthrough into a tool of violence for his own ends. Only together can Criofan and Miranda escape him.
Gladiators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Five More Micro Shocks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
C. C. Blake returns with five more bite sized tales of terror and otherworldly thrills! Within, you will find a boxer fighting for more than fame, an insurance plan that guarantees pains will be tasken, a skating contest with teeth and knives, a space elevator ride into nightmare, and the chilling results of a windy November day …
Do the Beatbox
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Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Plays » American / African American
This is a musical and picture book. With two children will enjoy rapping in an elementary style and doing the beatbox with three letters sounds. Good for the ages of 5 and 6.