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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online A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Neutral Corner: Boxing Essays Fifteen previously unpublished boxing pieces written between and .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A J Liebling s abiding passion for the sweet science of boxing i A Neutral Corner i brings together fifteen previously unpublished pieces written between and Antic clear eyed and wildly entertaining these essays showcase a i The New Yorker i journalist at the top of his form Here one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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One of the most gifted and influential American journalists of the th century A J Liebling spent five years reporting the dramatic events and myriad individual stories of World War II As a correspondent for i The New Yorker i Liebling wrote with a passionate commitment to Allied victory an unfailing attention to telling details and an appreciation for the literary challenges presented by the discursive centrifugal both repetitive and disparate nature of war This volume brings together three books along with uncollected i New Yorker i pieces and two excerpts from i The Republic of Silence i Liebling s collection of writing from the French Resistance br br i The Road Back to Paris i narrates Liebling s experiences from September to March including his shock at the fall of France and dismay at isolationist indifference in the United States it contains classic accounts of a winter voyage on a Norwegian tanker during the Battle of the Atlantic visits to front line airfields in North Africa and the defeat of a veteran panzer division by American troops in Tunisia i Mollie and Other War Pieces i brings together Liebling s portrait of a legendary nonconformist American soldier in North Africa with his eyewitness account of Omaha Beach on D Day evocative reports from Normandy and investigation of a German atrocity in rural France In i Normandy Revisited i Liebling writes about his return to France in and recalls the joyous liberation of his beloved Paris while exploring with bittersweet perception how wartime experience is transformed into memory The selection of uncollected New Yorker pieces includes a profile of an RAF ace surveys of the French underground press and an encounter with a captured collaborator in Brittany as well as postwar reflections on battle fatigue Ernie Pyle and the writing of military history br br With maps and chronology br br, 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, No description available, 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