MY CALL TO THE RING: A Memoir of a Girl Who Yearns to Box

MY CALL TO THE RING: A Memoir of a Girl Who Yearns to Box


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Although in the late 1980s boxing is socially frowned upon and illegal for women in Ireland, a girl has one dream - to be the first Irish female world champion. But, how can a shy, young misfit become a professional boxer? Deirdre Gogarty follows her calling to compete, and journeys from the Irish Sea to the Gulf of Mexico, from outcast to center ring, from the depths of depression to the championship fight of her life...

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ISBN-13: 9780990737704
Publisher: Inc
Publication date: 10/15/2014
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Ireland native, Deirdre Gogarty, moved to the United States to pursue a boxing career. She's a graphic artist and coach at Ragin� Cajun Boxing Club. She lives with her husband near Lafayette, Louisiana.

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