The Resource The book of boxing, edited by W.C. Heinz and Nathan Ward

The book of boxing, edited by W.C. Heinz and Nathan Ward

Label
The book of boxing
Title
The book of boxing
Statement of responsibility
edited by W.C. Heinz and Nathan Ward
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of writings about boxing includes fiction, essays, memoirs, and excerpts from works by prominent authors throughout history
Cataloging source
CBL
Dewey number
796.83
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6071.B73
LC item number
B66 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1915-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heinz, W. C.
  • Ward, Nathan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Boxing
  • Boxing
Label
The book of boxing, edited by W.C. Heinz and Nathan Ward
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"List of all-time heavyweight title bouts on reverse of jacket"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 15
  • 126
  • All the Way to the Grave [Fact]
  • Frank Graham
  • 128
  • Stillman's Gym [Fact]
  • Rocky Graziano, Rowland Barber
  • 130
  • The Fight [Fact]
  • William Hazlitt
  • 133
  • The Kid's Last Fight [Poetry]
  • The Day of the Fight [Fact]
  • W.C. Heinz
  • 141
  • Fifty Grand [Fiction]
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • 149
  • The Higher Pragmatism [Fiction]
  • O. Henry
  • 161
  • A Radio Man Remembers [Fact]
  • Anonymous
  • George Hicks
  • 162
  • From The Iliad [Poetry]
  • Homer
  • 164
  • From The Man Who Laughs [Fiction]
  • Victor Hugo
  • 166
  • Stop the Fight! [Fiction]
  • Norman Katkov
  • 17
  • 169
  • Lawdy, Lawdy, He's Great [Fact]
  • Mark Kram
  • 176
  • The Great Almost White Hope [Fact]
  • Mark Kriegel
  • 179
  • Two Visits with Sam Langford [Portrait]
  • Al Laney
  • 186
  • Epigrams [Humor]
  • Shelby, 1923 [Fact]
  • John Lardner
  • 188
  • Champion [Fiction]
  • Ring Lardner
  • 197
  • Boxing with the Naked Eye [Comment]
  • A.J. Liebling
  • 207
  • Jack Johnson v. Jim Jeffries [Reporting]
  • Bugs Baer
  • Jack London
  • 209
  • Epigrams [Comment]
  • Lucilius
  • 214
  • Death [Fact]
  • Norman Mailer
  • 215
  • How it Feels to be Champ [Self-Portrait]
  • Rocky Marciano
  • 19
  • 218
  • From "The Everlasting Mercy" [Poetry]
  • John Masefield
  • 225
  • The Time of Ruby Robert [Fact]
  • Edgar Lee Masters
  • 228
  • News of a Champion [Portrait]
  • W.O. McGeehan
  • 233
  • Billy Miske's Last Christmas [Portrait]
  • The Sour Taste in Jack Bodell's Pop [Portrait]
  • Hugh McIlvanney
  • 235
  • The Nonpareil's Grave [Poetry]
  • M.J. McMahon
  • 237
  • From Street Fighting to Fame [Fact]
  • Daniel Mendoza
  • 238
  • Dempsey--Firpo [Reporting]
  • George A. Barton
  • Frank G. Menke
  • 240
  • Mr. John Jackson: 1788-1795 [Fact]
  • Henry Downes Miles
  • 244
  • Epistle from Tom Crib to Big Ben [Poetry]
  • Thomas Moore
  • 250
  • From: The Mongoose [Portrait]
  • Jack Murphy
  • 20
  • 251
  • Brooklyn Mick [Fiction]
  • Eddie Orcutt
  • 263
  • I Went to See Tony Galento [Fact]
  • Dan Parker
  • 271
  • Siki and Civilization [Comment]
  • Westbrook Pegler
  • 272
  • Melted Sugar [Reporting]
  • The Prize Fight [Fact]
  • From The Dialogues [Argument]
  • Plato
  • 274
  • From Shadow Box [Reporting]
  • George Plimpton
  • 276
  • The Ring [Fact]
  • J.B. Priestley
  • 279
  • Eight Minutes of Fury [Reporting]
  • Arnold Bennett
  • Pat Putnam
  • 281
  • Kid Dynamite Blows Up [Fact]
  • David Remnick
  • 283
  • From The Fancy [Poetry]
  • John Hamilton Reynolds
  • 297
  • On Dempsey and Tunney [Fact]
  • Grantland Rice
  • 22
  • 298
  • Bred for Battle [Fiction]
  • Damon Runyon
  • 301
  • The Great Benny Leonard [Portrait]
  • Budd Schulberg
  • 306
  • From Cashel Byron's Profession [Fiction]
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • 311
  • A Visit with John L. Sullivan [Reporting]
  • The Nose [Portrait]
  • Red Smith
  • 319
  • From The Thebaid [Fiction]
  • Statius
  • 321
  • Old Man Britt [Fact]
  • Ashton Stevens
  • 322
  • Death of a Prize Fighter [Fiction]
  • Nellie Bly
  • Robert Switzer
  • 325
  • A Lay of Ancient London [Poetry]
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • 329
  • From The Dioscuri [Fiction]
  • Theocritus
  • 332
  • One-Thirty-Three--Ringside [Fiction]
  • Charles E. Van Loan
  • 25
  • 334
  • From The Aeneid [Poetry]
  • Virgil
  • 343
  • End of the Line for Leo [Portrait]
  • Emmett Watson
  • 346
  • Abe Attell Takes the Stand [Fact]
  • Joe Williams
  • 347
  • From Lavengro [Fiction]
  • George Borrow
  • 30
  • Sullivan--Mitchell [Reporting]
  • Jesse Abramson
  • Arthur Brisbane
  • 33
  • The First Boxing Rules [Fact]
  • Jack Broughton
  • 36
  • The Orthodox Champion [Comment]
  • Heywood Broun
  • 37
  • The Portable A.C. [Fact]
  • Warren Brown
  • 9
  • 38
  • From Tale of James Carabine [Fiction]
  • Donn Byrne
  • 42
  • From Letters and Journal [Fact]
  • Lord Byron, George Gordon
  • 49
  • The Joe Louis I Remember [Portrait]
  • Jimmy Cannon
  • 50
  • He Swung and He Missed [Fiction]
  • The Marquis of Queensberry Rules [Fact]
  • John Graham Chambers
  • 57
  • Sullivan--Flood [Reporting]
  • Donald Barr Chidsey
  • 58
  • Dempsey--Carpentier [Reporting]
  • Irvin S. Cobb
  • 60
  • The Second Louis--Schmeling Fight [Reporting]
  • Nelson Algren
  • Bob Considine
  • 64
  • Sullivan vs. Corbett [Fact]
  • James J. Corbett
  • 65
  • Corbett--Fitzsimmons [Fact]
  • Robert H. Davis
  • 70
  • How to Train for a Fight [Fact]
  • Professor michael J. Donovan
  • 11
  • 75
  • Jersey Joe Walcott--Rocky Marciano [Reporting]
  • Don Dunphy
  • 78
  • Jem Belcher [Fact]
  • Pierce Egan
  • 79
  • The Iron City Express [Fact]
  • James R. Fair
  • 89
  • Michelangelo's Masterpiece [Reporting]
  • Twenty-five Bucks [Fiction]
  • James T. Farrell
  • 93
  • Hello Joe [Fiction]
  • William Fay
  • 97
  • Title Battle in Typhoon [Reporting]
  • Nat Fleischer
  • 104
  • Pity the Poor Giant [Portrait]
  • Dave Anderson
  • Paul Gallico
  • 108
  • Roberto Duran and the Wise Old Men [Reporting]
  • Leonard Gardner
  • 115
  • From The Useful Science of Defence [Fact]
  • Captain John Godfrey
  • 121
  • From The World I Knew [Comment]
  • Louis Golding
Extent
1 online resource (352, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035904347
Label
The book of boxing, edited by W.C. Heinz and Nathan Ward
Link
Publication
Note
"List of all-time heavyweight title bouts on reverse of jacket"--Jacket
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 15
  • 126
  • All the Way to the Grave [Fact]
  • Frank Graham
  • 128
  • Stillman's Gym [Fact]
  • Rocky Graziano, Rowland Barber
  • 130
  • The Fight [Fact]
  • William Hazlitt
  • 133
  • The Kid's Last Fight [Poetry]
  • The Day of the Fight [Fact]
  • W.C. Heinz
  • 141
  • Fifty Grand [Fiction]
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • 149
  • The Higher Pragmatism [Fiction]
  • O. Henry
  • 161
  • A Radio Man Remembers [Fact]
  • Anonymous
  • George Hicks
  • 162
  • From The Iliad [Poetry]
  • Homer
  • 164
  • From The Man Who Laughs [Fiction]
  • Victor Hugo
  • 166
  • Stop the Fight! [Fiction]
  • Norman Katkov
  • 17
  • 169
  • Lawdy, Lawdy, He's Great [Fact]
  • Mark Kram
  • 176
  • The Great Almost White Hope [Fact]
  • Mark Kriegel
  • 179
  • Two Visits with Sam Langford [Portrait]
  • Al Laney
  • 186
  • Epigrams [Humor]
  • Shelby, 1923 [Fact]
  • John Lardner
  • 188
  • Champion [Fiction]
  • Ring Lardner
  • 197
  • Boxing with the Naked Eye [Comment]
  • A.J. Liebling
  • 207
  • Jack Johnson v. Jim Jeffries [Reporting]
  • Bugs Baer
  • Jack London
  • 209
  • Epigrams [Comment]
  • Lucilius
  • 214
  • Death [Fact]
  • Norman Mailer
  • 215
  • How it Feels to be Champ [Self-Portrait]
  • Rocky Marciano
  • 19
  • 218
  • From "The Everlasting Mercy" [Poetry]
  • John Masefield
  • 225
  • The Time of Ruby Robert [Fact]
  • Edgar Lee Masters
  • 228
  • News of a Champion [Portrait]
  • W.O. McGeehan
  • 233
  • Billy Miske's Last Christmas [Portrait]
  • The Sour Taste in Jack Bodell's Pop [Portrait]
  • Hugh McIlvanney
  • 235
  • The Nonpareil's Grave [Poetry]
  • M.J. McMahon
  • 237
  • From Street Fighting to Fame [Fact]
  • Daniel Mendoza
  • 238
  • Dempsey--Firpo [Reporting]
  • George A. Barton
  • Frank G. Menke
  • 240
  • Mr. John Jackson: 1788-1795 [Fact]
  • Henry Downes Miles
  • 244
  • Epistle from Tom Crib to Big Ben [Poetry]
  • Thomas Moore
  • 250
  • From: The Mongoose [Portrait]
  • Jack Murphy
  • 20
  • 251
  • Brooklyn Mick [Fiction]
  • Eddie Orcutt
  • 263
  • I Went to See Tony Galento [Fact]
  • Dan Parker
  • 271
  • Siki and Civilization [Comment]
  • Westbrook Pegler
  • 272
  • Melted Sugar [Reporting]
  • The Prize Fight [Fact]
  • From The Dialogues [Argument]
  • Plato
  • 274
  • From Shadow Box [Reporting]
  • George Plimpton
  • 276
  • The Ring [Fact]
  • J.B. Priestley
  • 279
  • Eight Minutes of Fury [Reporting]
  • Arnold Bennett
  • Pat Putnam
  • 281
  • Kid Dynamite Blows Up [Fact]
  • David Remnick
  • 283
  • From The Fancy [Poetry]
  • John Hamilton Reynolds
  • 297
  • On Dempsey and Tunney [Fact]
  • Grantland Rice
  • 22
  • 298
  • Bred for Battle [Fiction]
  • Damon Runyon
  • 301
  • The Great Benny Leonard [Portrait]
  • Budd Schulberg
  • 306
  • From Cashel Byron's Profession [Fiction]
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • 311
  • A Visit with John L. Sullivan [Reporting]
  • The Nose [Portrait]
  • Red Smith
  • 319
  • From The Thebaid [Fiction]
  • Statius
  • 321
  • Old Man Britt [Fact]
  • Ashton Stevens
  • 322
  • Death of a Prize Fighter [Fiction]
  • Nellie Bly
  • Robert Switzer
  • 325
  • A Lay of Ancient London [Poetry]
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • 329
  • From The Dioscuri [Fiction]
  • Theocritus
  • 332
  • One-Thirty-Three--Ringside [Fiction]
  • Charles E. Van Loan
  • 25
  • 334
  • From The Aeneid [Poetry]
  • Virgil
  • 343
  • End of the Line for Leo [Portrait]
  • Emmett Watson
  • 346
  • Abe Attell Takes the Stand [Fact]
  • Joe Williams
  • 347
  • From Lavengro [Fiction]
  • George Borrow
  • 30
  • Sullivan--Mitchell [Reporting]
  • Jesse Abramson
  • Arthur Brisbane
  • 33
  • The First Boxing Rules [Fact]
  • Jack Broughton
  • 36
  • The Orthodox Champion [Comment]
  • Heywood Broun
  • 37
  • The Portable A.C. [Fact]
  • Warren Brown
  • 9
  • 38
  • From Tale of James Carabine [Fiction]
  • Donn Byrne
  • 42
  • From Letters and Journal [Fact]
  • Lord Byron, George Gordon
  • 49
  • The Joe Louis I Remember [Portrait]
  • Jimmy Cannon
  • 50
  • He Swung and He Missed [Fiction]
  • The Marquis of Queensberry Rules [Fact]
  • John Graham Chambers
  • 57
  • Sullivan--Flood [Reporting]
  • Donald Barr Chidsey
  • 58
  • Dempsey--Carpentier [Reporting]
  • Irvin S. Cobb
  • 60
  • The Second Louis--Schmeling Fight [Reporting]
  • Nelson Algren
  • Bob Considine
  • 64
  • Sullivan vs. Corbett [Fact]
  • James J. Corbett
  • 65
  • Corbett--Fitzsimmons [Fact]
  • Robert H. Davis
  • 70
  • How to Train for a Fight [Fact]
  • Professor michael J. Donovan
  • 11
  • 75
  • Jersey Joe Walcott--Rocky Marciano [Reporting]
  • Don Dunphy
  • 78
  • Jem Belcher [Fact]
  • Pierce Egan
  • 79
  • The Iron City Express [Fact]
  • James R. Fair
  • 89
  • Michelangelo's Masterpiece [Reporting]
  • Twenty-five Bucks [Fiction]
  • James T. Farrell
  • 93
  • Hello Joe [Fiction]
  • William Fay
  • 97
  • Title Battle in Typhoon [Reporting]
  • Nat Fleischer
  • 104
  • Pity the Poor Giant [Portrait]
  • Dave Anderson
  • Paul Gallico
  • 108
  • Roberto Duran and the Wise Old Men [Reporting]
  • Leonard Gardner
  • 115
  • From The Useful Science of Defence [Fact]
  • Captain John Godfrey
  • 121
  • From The World I Knew [Comment]
  • Louis Golding
Extent
1 online resource (352, [16] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035904347

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