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April, 2015
HMS Saracen, (Trade Pbk), by Douglas Reeman

Manly Art From award-winning sports journalist George Kimball comes this compilation of boxing-related commentary, criticism, reportage, and analysis representing the best of his work over the last decade. With selections culled from a wide array of publications including "Boxing Digest," "The Irish Times", ESPN.com and TheSweetScience.com, this is a hard-hitting look at the current state of the sport.

Kimball pulls no punches as he dissects the triumphs, defeats and mistakes of the major figures in boxing yesterday and today—Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Manny Pacquiao, Oscar de la Hoya and dozens more—and he proves once and for all: they can run, but they can’t hide.

Hardcover, 384 pages
ISBN-13: 9781590135716

List Price: $24.95
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“You need to learn to duck before you get into the ring with George Kimball. He comes out of his corner two-fisted and ready to fight.”

--J. P. Donleavy, author of "The Ginger Man"

“With a prodigious intellect, a well-honed sense of outrage, and a bawdy comic sensibility, George Kimball reigns as the king of the boxing beat. There isn't anyone—fighter, corner man, manager, promoter, or fellow scribe—who's going to knock the crown off his head.

—John Schulian, author of "Writers, Fighters and Other Sweet Scientists"

"Through his writing and his presence, George Kimball ennobles the sport of boxing."

—Thomas Hauser, author of "Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times"

“'Manly Art' is a book that even the mildest fight fan will snuggle up with and wish for a hundred pages more. Kimball writes about people—colorful, intense people—and does it to a turn.”

—Vincent Patrick, author of "The Pope of Greenwich Village" and "Family Business"


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