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Sparring with Hemingway and other legends of the fight game by Budd Schulberg

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Published by I.R. Dee in Chicago .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Boxing -- United States -- History.,
  • Boxing in literature.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBudd Schulberg.
LC ClassificationsGV1125 .S36 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1122262M
ISBN 101566630800
LC Control Number94049153

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In addition to pieces on the great fights and great fighters of the last seventy-five years, Mr. Schulberg offers reflections on the social history of the fight game; the mystique of the heavyweight championship; the seamy side of the boxing business; and his own sparring match with Ernest Hemingway, when two aficionados of prizefighting had a /5(3). The tribute is in form of a landmark in the garden and also shows a picture of Hemingway sparring in Bimini in There is no trace of the boxing ring that was once a fixture in the mansion. Sparring with Hemingway is a book written by Budd Schulberg consisting of a collection of Schulberg's articles on boxing spanning nearly half a century. The book includes descriptions of fights between Marciano and Archie Moore; Ali and Foreman; Leonard and Duran; and Hagler and Hearns. A review of the book in the New York Times praises Schulberg's technical .   CHAPTER 1. Sparring with Hemingway. I had just published my novel on the fight game, The Harder They Fall—having managed somehow, after the unforeseen success of What Makes Sammy Run?, to hurdle that old second-novel bugaboo. When the new book made the Times best-seller list and sold to the movies for Humphrey Bogart, the fact that my two young Price: $

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Sparring with Hemingway --White, black, and other hopes --The great Benny Leonard --Stillman's Gym --Hollywood hokum --The heavyweight championship --Where have you gone, Holly Mims?--No room for the groom --Marciano and . BUDD SCHULBERG’S SPARRING WITH HEMINGWAY, INSCRIBED BY HIM. SCHULBERG, Budd. Sparring with Hemingway and Other Legends of the Fight Game. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, Octavo, original half black cloth, original dust jacket. $Author: SCHULBERG Budd. It’s no secret that Hemingway could weave a masterful tale behind a typewriter, a fact that is reinforced by a glowing review of Across the River and into the Trees in the New York Times Book Review that labeled him “the most important author since Shakespeare.” But Hemingway was not just a good storyteller on paper.   Ernest Hemingway referenced boxing from time to time in his writing. But one of his works was devoted entirely to the sweet science. Hemingway’s great novels were far in the future when he wrote “Fifty Grand.” He was a year-old journalist and short story writer. The Atlantic Monthly published the 8,word piece in Fifty [ ].