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Read online A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays Fifteen previously unpublished boxing pieces written between and .

Demonstrating A J Liebling s abiding passion for the sweet science of boxing i A Neutral Corner i brings together fifteen previously unpublished pieces written between and Antic clear eyed and wildly entertaining these essays showcase a i The New Yorker i journalist at the top of his form Here one relives the high drama of the classic Patterson Johansson championship bout of and Liebling s early prescient portrayal of Cassius Clay s style as a boxer and a poet is not to be missed .

Liebling always finds the human story that makes these essays appealing to aficionados of boxing and prose alike Alive with a true fan s reverence for the sport yet balanced by a true skeptic s disdain for sentiment i A Neutral Corner i is an American treasure by A.J. Liebling, James Barbour, Fred Warner

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A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays
Title:A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays
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ISBN:0865474958
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Number of Pages:245
Category:sports, essays, journalism, non-fiction
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With wry wit and knowing affection Liebling describes a host of colorful metropolitan characters including the mayor of Mulberry Street a professional faster who weighs pounds and more, Fifteen previously unpublished boxing pieces written between and br br Demonstrating A J Liebling s abiding passion for the sweet science of boxing i A Neutral Corner i brings together fifteen previously unpublished pieces written between and Antic clear eyed and wildly entertaining these essays showcase a i The New Yorker i journalist at the top of his form Here one relives the high drama of the classic Patterson Johansson championship bout of and Liebling s early prescient portrayal of Cassius Clay s style as a boxer and a poet is not to be missed br br Liebling always finds the human story that makes these essays appealing to aficionados of boxing and prose alike Alive with a true fan s reverence for the sport yet balanced by a true skeptic s disdain for sentiment i A Neutral Corner i is an American treasure, In the summer of A J Liebling veteran writer for the i New Yorker i came to Louisiana to cover a series of bizarre events which began when Governor Earl K Long was committed to a mental institution Captivated by his subject Liebling remained to write the fascinating yet tragic story of Uncle Earl s final year in politics First published in i The Earl of Louisiana i recreates a stormy era of Louisiana politics and captures the style and personality of one of the most colorful and paradoxical figures in the state s history br br This new edition of the work includes a foreword by T Harry Williams Pulitzer prize winning author of i Huey Long A Biography i, New Yorker writer A J Liebling recalls his Parisian apprenticeship in the fine art of eating in this charming memoir br br No writer has written more enthusiastically about food than A J Liebling i Between Meals An Appetite for Paris i the great i New Yorker i writer s last book is a wholly appealing account of his i ducation sentimentale i in French cuisine during and when American expatriates like Ernest Hemingway and Gertrude Stein made caf life the stuff of legends A native New Yorker who had gone abroad to study Liebling shunned his coursework and applied himself instead to the fine art of eating or feeding as he called it The neighborhood restaurants of the Left Bank became his homes away from home the fragrant wines his constant companions the rich French dishes a test of his formidable appetite is a classic account of the pleasures of good eating and a matchless evocation of a now vanished Paris