12 Rounds in Lo's Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia

12 Rounds in Lo's Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia

by Todd D. Snyder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946684127
Publisher: West Virginia University Press
Publication date: 02/16/2018
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 1,205,529
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Todd Snyder is associate professor of rhetoric and writing at Siena College and author of The Rhetoric of Appalachian Identity
 

Table of Contents

Prelude

Mountain Violence

Part I Corner Men: The Eden Story of Lo's Gym Boxing Club

1 Fighting Noah Milton 9

2 Tough Men 25

3 Lo's Gym 41

4 Flex and the Rumble on the Hill 57

5 Street Preacher 72

Part II Counterpunchers: Parables of Coal Country Pugilism

6 The Unlikely Reincarnation Story of Rick Cogar 97

7 Jeremiah and the Three Bears 116

8 Ring Girls 133

9 Appalachian Underdogs of the Squared Circle 149

Part III Split Decisions: Stories from the Championship Rounds

10 Prizefighters 169

11 Hillbilly Jefferson 185

12 Premature Stoppage 200

Dedication: Fighting Naton Leslie 219

Notes 223

Index 229

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