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The Sweet Science - A. J. Liebling

The Sweet Science

By: A. J. Liebling, Robert Anasi (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 29th September 2004
ISBN: 9780374272272
Number Of Pages: 288

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A.J. Liebling's classic New Yorker pieces on the "sweet science of bruising" bring vividly to life the boxing world as it once was. It depicts the great events of boxing's American heyday: Sugar Ray Robinson's dramatic comeback, Rocky Marciano's rise to prominence, Joe Louis's unfortunate decline. Liebling never fails to find the human story behind the fight, and he evokes the atmosphere in the arena as distinctly as he does the goings-on in the ring—a combination that prompted Sports Illustrated to name The Sweet Science the best American sports book of all time.

About the Author

A. J. Liebling joined the staff of The New Yorker in 1935 and wrote for the magazine until his death in 1963. Robert Anasi is the author of The Gloves.

ISBN: 9780374272272
ISBN-10: 0374272271
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 29th September 2004
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 13.1  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.27

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