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On Boxing

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Joyce Carol Oates explores the world of professional boxing, examining the subject from many angles: boxing as metaphor, spectacle and history, boxing as seen in literature and film and by women. The author chronicles many famous figures such as Jack Dempsey, Barry McGuigan, Joe Louis and others. Oates writes of "stiffs and bums" who make a living out of losing and the big-earning champs like Ali who made $70 million with his fists. She explores boxing's links with racism and the violent streets - long the recruiting ground ...

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On Boxing
1997, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747537663

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Paperback

On Boxing
1994, Harpperen

ISBN-13: 9780880013857

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On Boxing
1988, Zebra Books

ISBN-13: 9780821723708

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On Boxing
1988, Pan Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780330303422

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On Boxing
1987, Doubleday Books, Garden City, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385238908

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On boxing
1987, Dolphin/Doubleday, Garden City, N.Y.

ISBN-13: 9780385239424

Hardcover

On Boxing
1987, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, London

ISBN-13: 9780747500360

Hardcover

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