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Boxing facts presented in a refreshingly novel way. An insight into the sport and its fans. Boxing trivia at its best.
Left Hook: A Novel
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After witnessing his brother’s death at age ten, Justin recedes into a shell of dyed black hair, lip rings, and black clothing, until six years later when he takes up boxing and finally begins... More > to deal with the loss of his brother, the estrangement of his father, and his mom’s denial and depression. As his first fight draws near, will he step into the ring and finally stand up for himself, or will he freeze, like he's always done before? Packed full of action, humor, emotion, and memorable characters, LEFT HOOK captures the angst and anguish, hope and struggle of growing up in a teenage world where boundaries are never clear and choices are never simple.< Less
Death At the Doorstep: A Karin Niemi Novel
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It’s fall in Ann Arbor and the locals are focused on their favorite blood sport: politics. Everyone is buzzing about the highly suspect mid-term elections. Everyone, that is, except freelance... More > writer and recent widow Karin Niemi. All she wants is to be left alone with her cat, her work and her seemingly endless grief. But her best friend, Bixie, has other plans for her, plans that include a session with renowned psychic Dana Lewis. Problem is, when Karin arrives for her appointment, she stumbles onto a murder scene. Soon, suspicion falls on Dana’s daughter—also a close friend of Bixie’s. And before she knows it, Karin is drawn into a do-it-yourself murder investigation that leads her into the heart of a Big 10 University. Within a short time, Karin, Bixie and their friend Paul are getting close to the truth. In the process, they disrupt the lives of senior faculty, local politicos, social divas, no-nonsense cops, a prominent surgeon and--somewhere among them--a murderer.< Less
Cashel Byron's Profession
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Cashel Byron's Profession is George Bernard Shaw's fourth novel. The novel was written in 1882 and after rejection by several publishers it was published in serialized form in a socialist magazine.... More > The novel was later published as a book in England and the United States. Shaw wrote five novels early in his career and then abandoned them to pursue politics, drama criticism and eventually play writing. The Admirable Bashville (1901), a short play based loosely on this novel, was written to protect American copyrights after the novel became unexpectedly successful in the United States.< Less
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The Game is a 1905 novel by Jack London about a twenty year-old boxer Joe, Joe Fleming earns his livelihood as a sailmaker and supports his mother and sisters. He adds to his income by taking part... More > in prize-fights at sporting clubs. He is due to be married to Genevieve, who works in the Silversteins' candy shop. Joe agrees to give up "the game" but asks that Genevieve watch his last fight, on the eve of their wedding, and she reluctantly agrees. The story is told from Genevieve's point of view.< Less
The Croxley Master: A Great Tale Of The Prize Ring
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle KStJ, DL (22 May... More > 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a British writer and physician, most noted for creating the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes and writing stories about him which are generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction.He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.Doyle is often referred to as "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle" or simply "Conan Doyle" (implying that Conan is part of a compound surname, as opposed to his given middle name). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_Conan_Doyle< Less
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Best known as the author of works such as White Fang and Call of the Wild, Jack London was a prolific author, journalist, and chronicler of the great outdoors. The novel The Game centers around... More > another of London's passions: the intoxicating brutality and daring athleticism of the sport of boxing.< Less
Rope Jumping for Fitness
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Jump rope exercises, novel combinations and smart program design for personal training and group exercise. For motivating fitness rope jumping; cardio and neuromotor training, increased fatburning -... More > and fitness boxing, CrossFit and MMA skipping variety. A practical guide based on sports science principles with all the tools for creating manageable and doable yet challenging and fun rope jumping programs. Discover the 7 base moves and 7 plus 7 ways to create endless combinations for more effective and motivating rope jumping. With essential tips on how to get started, how to rope jump with superior technique and how to avoid overuse injuries. Including unique ideas for cardio, circuit and interval work and ways to design and periodize rope jumping workouts for better results. The book is for PE teachers, group exercise instructors and personal trainers as well as exercisers at all levels – for goal-oriented, motivating and healthy cardio work, functional training, CrossFit and fitness boxing.< Less
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