Reading the Fights: The Best Wright about the Most Controversial Sport

Joyce Carol Oates, Editor, Daniel Halpern, Editor
Joyce Carol Oates, Editor, Daniel Halpern, Editor Prentice Hall $9.95 (305p) ISBN 978-0-13-761149-2
Reviewed on: 05/01/1990
Release date: 05/01/1990
The editors here present pieces by Michael Stephens, Norman Mailer, Elliot Gorn, George Plimpton, Pete Hamill, A. J. Liebling and others. ``These 23 essays by a variety of writers would have us believe that a boxing match is not a slugfest between two guys hammering at each other's brains,'' asserted PW. (May)
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