The Broken Place
The Broken Place, is a novel by Michael Shaara, the author of The Killer Angels, For Love of the Game, and The Noah Conspiracy. It was published by the New American Library in 1968.
The plot conce...
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The Big Blow (novel)
The Big Blow is a 2000 novel written by American author Joe R. Lansdale. It tells a fictional story of real life boxing great Jack Johnson.
It's the year 1900 and a major Hurricane is brewing in t...
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The Mucker (novel)
The Mucker is a novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Originally two stories, The Mucker begun in August 1913 and published by All-Story Weekly in October and November 1914; and The Return of the Mucker beg...
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A Stone for Danny Fisher
A Stone For Danny Fisher is a very serious, early novel by Harold Robbins that looks at the effect of the Great Depression on a lower-middle class Jewish family. Written in 1952 it is actually set in ...
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A Spectacle of Corruption
A Spectacle of Corruption is a historical-mystery novel by David Liss, set in 18th century London. It is the middle of three novels containing the memoir of the fictional Benjamin Weaver, a Jewish for...
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The Duke Comes Back
The Duke Comes Back in a 1933 novel by Lucian Cary which tells the story of a retired boxing champion lured out of retirement for one final bout. It served as the basis for two films, The Duke Comes B...
Santa Olivia
Santa Olivia is the first novel by Jacqueline Carey in a series that is continued by Saints Astray.
Set in a future dystopia United States, the town of Santa Olivia is effectively a desert war zon...
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The Game (London novel)
The Game is a 1905 novel by Jack London about a twenty year-old boxer Joe, who meets his death in the ring. London was a sports reporter for the Oakland Herald and based the novel on his personal obse...
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The Amateur Gentleman
The Amateur Gentleman is an early novel by the popular author of Regency period swashbucklers, Jeffrey Farnol, published in 1913. The novel was made into a silent film in 1920, another silent film in ...
The Chocolate War
The Chocolate War is a young adult novel by American author Robert Cormier. First published in 1974, it was adapted into a film in 1988. Although it received mixed reviews at the time of its publicati...
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Jubiabá
Jubiabá is a Brazilian modernist novel written by Jorge Amado in 1935. It earned Amado an international reputation, being hailed by Albert Camus as “a magnificent and haunting” book. Begun in 1934 in ...
Rodney Stone
Rodney Stone is a Gothic mystery and boxing novel by Scottish writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first published in 1896.The eponymous narrator is a Sussex country boy who is taken to London by his uncle S...
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You Must Remember This
You Must Remember This is a novel by Joyce Carol Oates. It tells the story of Enid Maria, a girl who falls in love with her uncle, a professional boxer. It also is about her family, the Steviks, and t...
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Cashel Byron's Profession
Cashel Byron's Profession is George Bernard Shaw's fourth novel. The novel was written in 1882 and after rejection by several publishers it was published in serialized form in a socialist magazine. T...
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Strikebreaker
A strikebreaker (sometimes derogatorily called a scab, blackleg, or knobstick) is a person who works despite an ongoing strike. Strikebreakers are usually individuals who are not employed by the compa...
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The Black Dahlia (novel)
The Black Dahlia (1987) is a neo-noir crime novel by American author James Ellroy, taking inspiration from the true story of the murder of Elizabeth Short. It is widely considered to be the book that ...
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The Boxer and the Spy
The Boxer and the Spy (2008) is a crime novel for young adults by American author Robert B. Parker.
In a quiet New England town, the body of shy teenager Jason Green washes up on the shore, and th...
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The Chocolate War (film)
The Chocolate War is a 1988 American drama film based on Robert Cormier's novel of the same name, about a young man who rebels against the ingrained hierarchy of an elite Catholic school. It was the ...
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Vandal Love
Vandal Love is a novel by American-Canadian author D. Y. Béchard. It was first published in 2006 by Doubleday Canada.The novel follows generations of an unusual French-Canadian family across North Ame...
From Here to Eternity (novel)
From Here to Eternity is the debut novel of American author James Jones, published by Scribner's in 1951. It is loosely based on Jones' experiences in the pre-World War II Hawaiian Division's 27th Inf...
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Fat City (novel)
Fat City is a novel by Leonard Gardner published in 1969. Though the only novel he published, its prestige has grown considerably since its publication to critical acclaim from the likes of Joan Didio...
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