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The Resource At the fights : American writers on boxing, edited by George Kimball & John Schulian ; foreword by Colum McCann

At the fights : American writers on boxing, edited by George Kimball & John Schulian ; foreword by Colum McCann

Label
At the fights : American writers on boxing
Title
At the fights
Title remainder
American writers on boxing
Statement of responsibility
edited by George Kimball & John Schulian ; foreword by Colum McCann
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Index
index present
LC call number
PS648.B67
LC item number
A8 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1943-2011
  • 1945-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kimball, George
  • Schulian, John
  • McCann, Colum
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boxing
  • Boxing in literature
  • Boxing stories
Target audience
adult
Label
At the fights : American writers on boxing, edited by George Kimball & John Schulian ; foreword by Colum McCann
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-505) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Johnson vs. Jeffries / Jack London -- Cobb fights it over again / Irvin S. Cobb -- Dempsey vs. Carpentier / H. L. Mencken -- The orthodox champion / Heywood Broun -- My fights with Jack Dempsey / Gene Tunney -- Brown bomber / Sherwood Anderson -- Pity the poor giant / Paul Gallico -- Louis knocks out Schmeling / Bob Considine -- High tide in Harlem: Joe Louis as a symbol of freedom / Richard Wright -- Brownsville bum / W. C. Heinz -- Night for Joe Louis / Red Smith -- Down great purple valleys / John Lardner -- As it was in the long ago / Frank Graham -- Kearns by a knockout ; Ahab and nemesis / A. J. Liebling -- Archie / Jimmy Cannon -- The fight: Patterson vs. Liston / James Baldwin -- Floyd Patterson / Gay Talese -- from James Norris and the decline of boxing / Barney Nagler --The champ and the chump / Murray Kempton -- Miami notebook: Cassius Clay and Malcolm X / George Plimpton -- Beethoven to boxing / Larry Merchant -- Amen to Sonny / Joe Flaherty -- Muhammad Ali then and now / Dick Schaap -- from The fight / Norman Mailer -- Pride of the tiger / Robert Lipsyte -- "Lawdy, lawdy, he's great" / Mark Kram -- Nowhere to run / John Schulian -- Roberto Duran's New York state of mind / Vic Ziegel -- Sweeter than sugar / Leonard Gardner -- The fight (the king is dead) ; from Moving pictures / Budd Schulberg -- Then all the joy turned to sorrow / Ralph Wiley -- Eight minutes of fury / Pat Putnam -- Up the stairs with Cus D'Amato / Pete Hamill -- from Paper trails / Pete Dexter -- from The black lights / Thomas Hauser -- Never say never: Ray Mancini's last fight / Bill Barich -- Leonard-Hagler: the fight and its aftermath / George Kimball -- Ringworld / Gerald Early -- Still hungry after all these years / Richard Hoffer -- Donfire of the vanities / Mike Lupica -- Rape and the boxing ring / Joyce Carol Oates -- My friend, my teacher / Jerry Izenberg -- "The fight's over, Joe" / William Nack -- The great (almost) white hope / Mark Kriegel -- Kid Dynamite blows up: Mike Tyson / David Remnick -- The knockout: Lucia Rijker / Katherine Dunn -- from Compass points: how I lived / Edward Hoagland -- Champion at twilight / Carlo Rotella
Control code
ocn644664820
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 517 pages
Isbn
9781598530926
Lccn
2010930474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
796.83 AT1 ; XX-N ; LAP ; C1105BT7.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 644664820
  • (Sirsi) 644664820
  • (OCoLC)644664820
Label
At the fights : American writers on boxing, edited by George Kimball & John Schulian ; foreword by Colum McCann
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-505) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Johnson vs. Jeffries / Jack London -- Cobb fights it over again / Irvin S. Cobb -- Dempsey vs. Carpentier / H. L. Mencken -- The orthodox champion / Heywood Broun -- My fights with Jack Dempsey / Gene Tunney -- Brown bomber / Sherwood Anderson -- Pity the poor giant / Paul Gallico -- Louis knocks out Schmeling / Bob Considine -- High tide in Harlem: Joe Louis as a symbol of freedom / Richard Wright -- Brownsville bum / W. C. Heinz -- Night for Joe Louis / Red Smith -- Down great purple valleys / John Lardner -- As it was in the long ago / Frank Graham -- Kearns by a knockout ; Ahab and nemesis / A. J. Liebling -- Archie / Jimmy Cannon -- The fight: Patterson vs. Liston / James Baldwin -- Floyd Patterson / Gay Talese -- from James Norris and the decline of boxing / Barney Nagler --The champ and the chump / Murray Kempton -- Miami notebook: Cassius Clay and Malcolm X / George Plimpton -- Beethoven to boxing / Larry Merchant -- Amen to Sonny / Joe Flaherty -- Muhammad Ali then and now / Dick Schaap -- from The fight / Norman Mailer -- Pride of the tiger / Robert Lipsyte -- "Lawdy, lawdy, he's great" / Mark Kram -- Nowhere to run / John Schulian -- Roberto Duran's New York state of mind / Vic Ziegel -- Sweeter than sugar / Leonard Gardner -- The fight (the king is dead) ; from Moving pictures / Budd Schulberg -- Then all the joy turned to sorrow / Ralph Wiley -- Eight minutes of fury / Pat Putnam -- Up the stairs with Cus D'Amato / Pete Hamill -- from Paper trails / Pete Dexter -- from The black lights / Thomas Hauser -- Never say never: Ray Mancini's last fight / Bill Barich -- Leonard-Hagler: the fight and its aftermath / George Kimball -- Ringworld / Gerald Early -- Still hungry after all these years / Richard Hoffer -- Donfire of the vanities / Mike Lupica -- Rape and the boxing ring / Joyce Carol Oates -- My friend, my teacher / Jerry Izenberg -- "The fight's over, Joe" / William Nack -- The great (almost) white hope / Mark Kriegel -- Kid Dynamite blows up: Mike Tyson / David Remnick -- The knockout: Lucia Rijker / Katherine Dunn -- from Compass points: how I lived / Edward Hoagland -- Champion at twilight / Carlo Rotella
Control code
ocn644664820
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiv, 517 pages
Isbn
9781598530926
Lccn
2010930474
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
796.83 AT1 ; XX-N ; LAP ; C1105BT7.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 644664820
  • (Sirsi) 644664820
  • (OCoLC)644664820

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