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Read online Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage In this bountiful collection of his best boxing stories of the last half century Budd Schulberg takes his fans all the way back to an epic bare knuckle contest in England two hundred years ago Drawing a revealing portrait of Uncle Mike Jacobs the promotional impresario of boxing in its Golden Age the author expertly places Joe Louis and Muhammad Ali in the social history of their times This book brings fans up to date in the careers of the great names of recent decades like Tyson Holyfield De La Hoya Hopkins Chico Corrales and more by Budd Schulberg

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Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage
Title:Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage
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Ringside: A Treasury of Boxing Reportage, Some Faces in the Crowd: Short Stories, Moving Pictures: Memories of a Hollywood Prince, The Harder They Fall, The Disenchanted, On the Waterfront: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Articles That Inspired the Classic Film and Transformed the New York Harbor, What Makes Sammy Run?, On the Waterfront: The Final Shooting Script, On the Waterfront: The Play, On the Waterfront: A Novel
Halliday won his success as a writer and won the wife who loved him after the First War Then came the wild Twenties and years of high pressure speakeasy carousing Halliday was attractive Halliday was charming Halliday was weak He flashed through the skies like a comet br br This overwhelmingly moving chronicle was written by Budd Schulberg author of What Makes Sammy Run and The Harder They Fall written says Cleveland Press with such literary skill as to justify the widespread belief among critics that Budd Schulberg is major American novelist, One of the most accomplished novelists and screenwriters of our time What Makes Sammy Run On the Waterfront Budd Schulberg is a master of the art of the short story as he proved in his early collection Some Faces in the Crowd The crowd is the American landscape indelible characters drawn coast to coast from the teeming streets of New York to tables at Hollywood s legendary nightclub Ciro s In these sparkling stories Schulberg brings us vivid restless people haunted by abrupt failure in the wake of rapid success In The Arkansas Traveler he gives us Larry Lonesome Rhodes s down home stories of Riddle Arkansas which later became the stuff of the celebrated movie A Face in the Crowd Schulberg s characters have to take the responsibility for what they do They have to pay moral costs and face defeats New York Times Packed with verisimilitude, Budd Schulberg s celebrated novel of the prize ring has lost none of its power since its first publication almost fifty years ago Crowded with unforgettable characters it is a relentless expose of the fight racket A modern Samson in the form of a simple Argentine peasant is ballyhooed by an unscrupulous fight promoter and his press agent and then betrayed and destroyed by connivers Mr Schulberg creates a wonderfully authentic atmosphere for this book that many critics hailed as even better than What Makes Sammy Run The quintessential novel of boxing and corruption USA Today The book will stand not only as the novel about boxing but also as a book that indirectly tells more about civilization than do most books about civilization itself Arthur Miller Brilliant witty and amusing the best book on fighting that I have read Gene Tunney, The Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper stories that shook the nation collected for the first time since their original publication in br br Until the mid twentieth century organized crime ruled New York s waterfront With the threat of communism in the air the inhumane treatment of longshoremen implicitly condoned by the unions and the suspicious disappearance of anyone who spoke out against the system it seemed things would never change Then Malcolm Johnson s groundbreaking series Crime on the Water Front appeared in The New York Sun revealing a violent underworld that influenced all levels of New York politics society and industry Johnson s extensive investigation finally forced the public and the government to take action leading to changes in labor laws that influenced the entire nation Now collected for the first time in book form these Pulitzer Prize winning articles tell a riveting story of mobsters murder faith and the ultimate victory of fair play and American values Included is a foreword by Malcolm Johnson s son Haynes Johnson also a Pulitzer Prize winner who discusses the tremendous impact the series had upon his family and an introduction and additional reporting by Budd Schulberg author of the Academy Award winning screenplay i On the Waterfront i br br Introduction and additional articles by Budd Schulberg br br Foreword by Haynes Johnson