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Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring

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From the author of Paper Lion Stepping into the ring against light-heavyweight champion Archie Moore, George Plimpton pauses to wonder what ever induced him to become a participatory journalist. Bloodied but unbowed, he holds his own in the bout - and brings back this timeless book on boxing and its devotees, among them Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Ernest Hemingway, and Norman Mailer. Shadow Box is one of Plimpton's most engaging portraits of professional sport seen through the eyes of an inquisitive and astute hopeful. ...

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Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring
2016, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780316326643

Hardcover

Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring
2016, Yellow Jersey Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780224100236

Mass-market paperback

Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring
2010, Lyons Press, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781599218106

Trade paperback

Shadow Box: An Amateur in the Ring
2003, Lyons Press, Guilford, CT

ISBN-13: 9781592281411

Trade paperback

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