PDF FREE [The Sweet Science]


  • Paperback
  • 267
  • The Sweet Science
  • A.J. Liebling
  • English
  • 24 June 2020
  • 9780374272272

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    Read & Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ A.J. Liebling A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review Read & Download The Sweet Science The Sweet Science ranks number one on the Sports Illustrated best books of all time list The book collects some of AJ Liebling's boxing essays from The New Yorker Liebling writes in a dry and sarcastic style and even without knowing or caring much about boxing in the pre Cassius Clay era of the 20th century I

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    Read & Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ A.J. Liebling PDF FREE [The Sweet Science] I never really thought I would read a book about boxing It's not a subject I'm very interested in or know much

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    Read & Download The Sweet Science Read & Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ A.J. Liebling A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review You can't go too far into books about fighting without running into this one over and over Like a lot of older books you can feel the vintage on this one For me it's about three things Descriptions of people descriptions of places and

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    Read & Download The Sweet Science Read & Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ A.J. Liebling A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review I resisted reading this book just because as a lover of boxing and literary journalism my tendency is to love books I don't hear praised much and to find myself underwhelmed by canonized classics I never liked L

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    Read & Download The Sweet Science A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review PDF FREE [The Sweet Science] Very good and very well written Each chapter is an essay about a fight usually covering a short history training camp the fight itself and some reflection Liebling is an excellent writer and makes every fight seem like the outcome is still un

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    Read & Download The Sweet Science A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review PDF FREE [The Sweet Science] Sports Illustrated once called this book the “best American sports book of all time” If one were to rate books based completely on prose and intelligence you might be able to make that argument I prefer to make book recommendations based on prose and intelligence certainly but also on depth and meaning and on entertainment value and personal appeal hence my high opinion of The Stolen Child And on both of those las

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    A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review Read & Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ A.J. Liebling PDF FREE [The Sweet Science] This was a rambling tour of the world of boxing over a number of years before and after WWII You hear all the stories This is a fan’s view but from a fan with access to the boxer and as important access to the other people in the “industry” the boxers the trainers the gamblers the other writers And most importantly the other fans and frankly anyone who had an opinion The stories ramble from one topic t

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    Read & Download The Sweet Science A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review Read & Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ A.J. Liebling At first Sweet Science disappointed me but it heated up towards the end Liebling paints a colorful picture of boxing's bygone era a time where TV was still gaining a cultural foothold and written accounts of fights still held high value Liebling also dawdles around the trivial details of his experiences his cab rides his meals how he obtained his tickets did he pay or were they free? You'll learn about Liebli

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    PDF FREE [The Sweet Science] I am far in love wit the style than I am with the subject but Liebling does an admirable job of capturing the allure of the sport More than just a book about boxing it captures the spirit of America at it's post war peak a c

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    PDF FREE [The Sweet Science] A.J. Liebling Þ 8 review Some of the finest boxing writing ever which launched a whole era and style of writers trying to sound like Liebling

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The Sweet Science

The Sweet Science review ✓ 108 Ar Ray Robinson's dramatic comeback Rocky Marciano's rise to prominence Joe Louis's unfortunate decline Liebling never fails to find the human story behind the fight and he evokes the at. Very good and very well written Each chapter is an essay about a fight usually covering a short history training camp the fight itself and some reflection Liebling is an excellent writer and makes every fight seem like the outcome is still uncertain even sixty years later I only wish he would have been around to cover the rise of Muhammad Ali

Read & Download à eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Þ A.J. Liebling

The Sweet Science review ✓ 108 Mosphere in the arena as distinctly as he does the goings on in the ring a combination that prompted Sports Illustrated to name The Sweet Science the best American sports book of all tim. At first Sweet Science disappointed me but it heated up towards the end Liebling paints a colorful picture of boxing s bygone era a time where TV was still gaining a cultural foothold and written accounts of fights still held high value Liebling also dawdles around the trivial details of his experiences his cab rides his meals how he obtained his tickets did he pay or were they free You ll learn about Liebling s preflight habits than you will about most if the actual fighters or fights but it s still kind of a fun rideMarciano v Moore the last article in the collection really painted an epic picture of two legends in the sport It was by far my favorite in the book

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The Sweet Science review ✓ 108 AJ Liebling's classic New Yorker pieces on the sweet science of bruising bring vividly to life the boxing world as it once was It depicts the great events of boxing's American heyday Sug. I never really thought I would read a book about boxing It s not a subject I m very interested in or know much about In fact right before I started this book I did a short review of all of the boxers I know by name and realized that I knew most of them from Billy Joel s We Didn t Start the Fire AwesomeBut when I found out that Sports Illustrated named this book as the best American sports book of all time I figured I had to give it a read I m glad I did The Sweet Science is a collection of essays about boxing that AJ Liebling wrote for the New York in the early to mid 1950s They cover some of the most famous boxers and fights of the day including Joe Louis Rocky Marciano and Archie MooreI loved Liebling s voice and prose in these essays Anyone who can reference both Dicken s Mr Pickwick Greek tragic heroes and Euclidean geometry while writing about boxing is okay in my book Reading his accounts of the fights made me feel like I was accompanying him there while he provided insightful commentary about tactics society and where the particular match belonged in boxing history which as a side note I didn t realize went as far back as it does Liebling would often refer to famous matches from the 1700sThis book also did something I wouldn t have thought possible it made me want to watch a boxing match Liebling gave me an appreciation of the tactics and intelligence that is reuired of a good boxer Prior to this book I thought of boxing as purely about one guy being able to hit the other guy harder but now I know that that is but one part of a larger game Very cool