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by George Kimball

  • ISBN: 0979994756
  • Category: Sports books
  • Author: George Kimball
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: DiBella Entertainment & Fore Angels Press (June 1, 2010)
  • Pages: 80 pages
  • FB2 size: 1743 kb
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The Fighter Still Remains Paperback – June 1, 2010. George Kimball is the author of Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing, and of Manly Art, a boxing collection which will be published by McBooks Press in April of 2011

The Fighter Still Remains Paperback – June 1, 2010. George Kimball is the author of Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing, and of Manly Art, a boxing collection which will be published by McBooks Press in April of 2011. A past winner of the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism, he lives in New York City, and writes the weekly America at Large column for The Irish Times. John Schulian has been a newspaper sports columnist in Chicago and Philadelphia and a writer and producer of TV drama in Hollywood.

The Fighter Still Remains book. The 1986 recipient of the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism, George Kimball spent a quarter-century as a sports columnist for the Boston Herald before retiring in 2005. A veteran of nearly title bouts, Kimball has covered boxing all over the world since the eras of Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, and was the only journalist to cover every fight of Marvelous Marvin Hagler's midd The 1986 recipient of the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism, George Kimball spent a quarter-century as a sports columnist for the. Boston Herald before retiring in 2005.

The Fighter Still Remains: A Celebration of Boxing in Poetry and Song from Ali to Zevon. George Kimball spent 25 years as a sports columnist for the Boston Herald and in 1986 received the Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism. Fore Angels Press/DiBella Entertainment. He has covered more than 350 title bouts, and is the author of Only Skin Deep and Sunday's Fools. He lives in New York City.

Author & Raconteur. Manly Art. At the Fights. The Fighter Still Remains. Only Skin Deep (original cover). Chairman of the Boards.

George Kimball On 'The Fighter Still Remains'.

Four Kings is a thriller and George Kimball a prince among sportswriters. an epic poem of a book, a book that lifts the heart.

By the late 1970s, boxing had lapsed into a moribund state and interest in it was on the wane. In 1980, however, the sport was resuscitated by a riveting series of bouts involving an improbably dissimilar quartet: Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Thomas Hearns and Roberto Duran. Four Kings is a thriller and George Kimball a prince among sportswriters. Frank McCourt, author, Angela's Ashes,'Tis, and Teacher Man. "A a terrific book.

George Kimball, John Schulian. He is the author of Writers' Fighters and Other Sweet Scientists. Library of America, 2011 - 517 Seiten. George Kimball (1943-2011) was a longtime sportswriter (Boston Herald) and the author of Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing. John Schulian was a sports columnist for the Chicago Sun-Timesand Philadelphia Daily News before moving to Hollywood, where he was, among other things, the co-creator of Xena: Warrior Princess.

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National Book Award–winning novelist Colum McCann (Let the Great World . He is the author of Writers’ Fighters and Other Sweet Scientists.

National Book Award–winning novelist Colum McCann (Let the Great World Spin) offers a foreword. George Kimball (1943–2011) was a longtime sportswriter (Boston Herald) and the author of Four Kings: Leonard, Hagler, Hearns, Duran and the Last Great Era of Boxing. At The Fights: American Writers on Boxing. The Library of America. ISBN 978-1-598-53092-6. with John Schulian and Colum McCann).

Fore Angels Press, in association with DiBella Entertainment, is pleased to announce the publication of THE FIGHTER STILL REMAINS: A Celebration of Boxing in Poetry and Song from Zevon to Ali.

The selections in the new book were compiled by Nat Fleischer Award winners George Kimball and John Schulian, the co-editors of the forthcoming Library of America anthology AT THE FIGHTS: American Writers on Boxing, The full-color cover is the work of the distinguished artist Leroy Neiman, and the foreword was written by blues musician and Oscar-nominated composer Taj Mahal.

THE FIGHTER STILL REMAINS includes the work of award-winning poets Ishmael Reed, David Meltzer, Gerald Early, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, and Quincy Troupe, on subjects ranging from the sport s earliest days (Vachel Lindsay s John L. Sullivan, the Strongboy of Boston and Reed s Jack Johnson-referenced White Hope ) to the contemporary Fred Byrnes lament for the late Arturo Gatti, Too Soon.

The volume also presents the lyrics of a number of boxing-themed songs, including Paul Simon s The Boxer (from whence the book title was derived), Memphis Minnie s Joe Louis-era He s in the Ring, The Pull by novelist/musician Willy Vlautin, Texas-based songwriter Tom Russell s The Eyes of Roberto Duran and The Pugilist at 59, and Ready to Rumble Rag, a riff on boxing nicknames co-written by Kimball and legendary folksinger Tom Paxton.

As a unique feature, THE FIGHTER STILL REMAINS also includes Literary Snapshots prose snippets from the work of distinguished writers, most of whose work might not commonly be associated with boxing, including Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Roth, National Book Award winner Colum McCann, Elmore Leonard, Jack Kerouac, J.P. Donleavy, Pete Hamill, and Leonard Gardner.




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