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King of the World
King of the World
Written by David Remnick
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804173629
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King of the World
Muhammed Ali and the Rise of an American Hero
Written by David Remnick


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $12.99

There were mythic sports figures before him--Jack Johnson, Babe Ruth, Joe Louis, Joe DiMaggio--but when Cassius Clay burst onto the sports scene from his native Louisville in the 1950s, he broke the mold. He changed the world of sports and went on to change the world itself. As Muhammad Ali, he... Read more >
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The Fight
The Fight
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812986129
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The Fight

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $15.00

In 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaïre, two African American boxers were paid five million dollars apiece to fight each other. One was Muhammad Ali, the aging but irrepressible “professor of boxing.” The other was George Foreman, who was as taciturn as Ali was voluble. Observing them was Norman Mailer, a commentator of... Read more >
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The Fight
The Fight
Written by Norman Mailer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812985962
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The Fight

Written by Norman Mailer


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $9.99

In 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaïre, two African American boxers were paid five million dollars apiece to fight each other. One was Muhammad Ali, the aging but irrepressible “professor of boxing.” The other was George Foreman, who was as taciturn as Ali was voluble. Observing them was Norman Mailer, a commentator of... Read more >
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Muay Thai Basics
Introductory Thai Boxing Techniques
Written by Christoph Delp


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $18.95

Muay Thai, also referred to as Thai boxing, combines fitness training, self-defense, and competitive sport. In this hands-on guide, renowned trainer Christoph Delp presents the sport’s history, development, rules, and equipment. In the techniques section, he first details basic skills such as the correct starting position and footwork. Next he offers... Read more >
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The Sweetest Thing
The Sweetest Thing
Written by Mischa Merz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583229286
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The Sweetest Thing
A Boxer's Memoir
Written by Mischa Merz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $18.95

Journalist and amateur boxer Mischa Merz fulfills a long-held ambition to travel across the United States and compete in a series of amateur boxing tournaments. On this wild and fascinating journey she meets her idols, including Lucia Rijker of Million Dollar Baby fame, and some other truly extraordinary characters. Merz discovers... Read more >
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The Sweetest Thing
A Boxer's Memoir
Written by Mischa Merz


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Journalist and amateur boxer Mischa Merz fulfills a long-held ambition to travel across the United States and compete in a series of amateur boxing tournaments. On this wild and fascinating journey she meets her idols, including Lucia Rijker of Million Dollar Baby fame, and some other truly extraordinary characters. Merz discovers... Read more >
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More Than a Champion
More Than a Champion
Written by Jan Philipp Reemtsma
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481009
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More Than a Champion
The Style of Muhammad Ali
Written by Jan Philipp Reemtsma


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2010
Price: $9.99

"A dazzling portrait. . . . Written with energy, daring, and artful intelligence."  --San Francisco Chronicle


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Beyond Glory
Beyond Glory
Written by David Margolick
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ISBN: 9780307482204
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Beyond Glory
Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink
Written by David Margolick


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $16.99

Nothing in the annals of sports has aroused more passion than the heavyweight fights in New York in 1936 and 1938 between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling — bouts that symbolized the hopes, hatreds, and fears of a world moving toward total war. Acclaimed journalist David Margolick takes us into the... Read more >
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Life in the Ring
Life in the Ring
Written by John Oden, Preface by Bert Sugar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578263110
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Life in the Ring
Lessons and Inspiration from the Sport of Boxing Including Muhammad Ali, Oscar de la Hoya, Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, Floyd Patterson, and Rocky Marciano
Written by John Oden
Preface by Bert Sugar


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $15.00

Much more than a book on boxing. Life in the Ring is equally historical, literary, and inspirational. Truly a one-of-a-kind book.

There is no sport more unforgiving than boxing. Boxing represents the best of who we are as individuals. Those who have participated in the sport, at any level, can use the... Read more >
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Life in the Ring
Lessons and Inspiration from the Sport of Boxing Including Muhammad Ali, Oscar de la Hoya, Jake LaMotta, George Foreman, Floyd Patterson, and Rocky Marciano
Written by John Oden


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $9.99

Much more than a book on boxing. Life in the Ring is equally historical, literary, and inspirational. Truly a one-of-a-kind book.

There is no sport more unforgiving than boxing. Boxing represents the best of who we are as individuals. Those who have participated in the sport, at any level, can use the... Read more >
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Barney Ross
Barney Ross
Written by Douglas Century
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805211733
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Barney Ross
The Life of a Jewish Fighter
Written by Douglas Century


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $12.95

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Born Dov-Ber Rasofsky to Eastern European immigrant parents, Barney Ross grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood and witnessed his father’s murder, his mother’s nervous breakdown, and the dispatching of his three younger siblings to an orphanage, all before he turned fourteen. To make enough money... Read more >
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Barney Ross
Barney Ross
Written by Douglas Century
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805242720
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Barney Ross
The Life of a Jewish Fighter
Written by Douglas Century


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 11, 2009
Price: $9.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Born Dov-Ber Rasofsky to Eastern European immigrant parents, Barney Ross grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood and witnessed his father’s murder, his mother’s nervous breakdown, and the dispatching of his three younger siblings to an orphanage, all before he turned fourteen. To make enough money... Read more >
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Tunney
Tunney
Written by Jack Cavanaugh
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812967838
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Tunney
Boxing's Brainiest Champ and His Upset of the Great Jack Dempsey
Written by Jack Cavanaugh


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2007
Price: $15.95

Among the legendary athletes of the 1920s, the unquestioned halcyon days of sports, stands Gene Tunney, the boxer who upset Jack Dempsey in spectacular fashion, notched a 77—1 record as a prizefighter, and later avenged his sole setback (to a fearless and highly unorthodox fighter named Harry Greb). Yet within a... Read more >
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Beyond Glory
Beyond Glory
Written by David Margolick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375726194
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Beyond Glory
Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, and a World on the Brink
Written by David Margolick


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $18.95

Nothing in the annals of sports has aroused more passion than the heavyweight fights in New York in 1936 and 1938 between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling — bouts that symbolized the hopes, hatreds, and fears of a world moving toward total war. Acclaimed journalist David Margolick takes us into the... Read more >
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Muay Thai Basics
Muay Thai Basics
Written by Christoph Delp
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583941409
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Muay Thai Basics
Introductory Thai Boxing Techniques
Written by Christoph Delp


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: December 21, 2005
Price: $22.95

Muay Thai, also referred to as Thai boxing, combines fitness training, self-defense, and competitive sport. In this hands-on guide, renowned trainer Christoph Delp presents the sport’s history, development, rules, and equipment. In the techniques section, he first details basic skills such as the correct starting position and footwork. Next he offers... Read more >
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White Collar Boxing
White Collar Boxing
Written by John E. Oden
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781578262076
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White Collar Boxing
One Man's Journey from the Office to the Ring
Written by John E. Oden


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2005
Price: $24.95

Fists, fury and the sweet science of white collar boxing.

From elite boarding schools to executive boardrooms, white collar boxing has never been more popular. With its roots in the English aristocracy, the "Sweet Science" is gaining fans among the alpha males (and females) of industry, banking, finance, and law.

Now white collar... Read more >
Redemption Song
Redemption Song
Written by Mike Marqusee
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844675272
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Redemption Song
Muhammad Ali and the Spirit of the Sixities
Written by Mike Marqusee


Format: Trade Paperback, 326 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2005
Price: $18.00

In this timely antidote to the apolitical celebration of Muhammad Ali as ‘a great American’, Mike Marqusee puts the great boxer back in his true historical context, to explore a crucial moment at the crossroads of popular culture and mass resistance. And, in a new afterword for this second edition, he... Read more >
Cinderella Man
Cinderella Man
Written by Jeremy Schaap, Read by Grover Gardner
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415922460
Our Price: $17.50

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Cinderella Man
James J. Braddock, Max Baer and the Greatest Upset in Boxing History
Written by Jeremy Schaap
Read by Grover Gardner


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 25, 2005
Price: $17.50

James J. Braddock, dubbed “Cinderella Man” by Damon Runyon, was a once promising light heavyweight for whom a string of losses in the ring and a broken right hand happened to coincide with the Great Crash. With one good hand, Braddock was forced to labor on the docks of Hoboken. Only... Read more >
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