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Sporting Blood

Sporting Blood


Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on January 28, 2020


SPORTING BLOOD is a new collection of essays by award-winning boxing writer and HBO contributor Carlos Acevedo, with a foreword by Thomas Hauser, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award nominee, and widely recognized as one of the world’s preeminent boxing authors. Highlights of the collection include a tour de force piece about Muhammad Ali at the time of his death, as well as an incisive look at his fearsome rival, the enigmatic heavyweight Charles “Sonny” Liston.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781949590074
Publisher: Hamilcar Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2020
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Carlos Acevedo was the founder of The Cruelest Sport and is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. His work has appeared in Inside HBO Boxing , Boxing News , Remezcla , Boxing Digest , and Hannibal Boxing. His stories A Darkness Made to Order and A Ghost Orbiting Forever both won first place awards from the BWAA. Acevedo is also a member of the International Boxing Research Organization. He is the author of the forthcoming book Sporting Blood (Hamilcar Publications 2020).

Thomas Hauser is the author of forty-eight books on subjects ranging from professional boxing to Beethoven. Hist first novel Missing was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the National Book Award, and was the basis for the Academy Award-winning film starring Jack Lemmon and Sissy Spacek. Hauser wrote Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times —the definitive biography of “the most famous man on earth”—was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Hauser contributed a foreword to the forthcoming book, Sporting Blood , by Carlos Acevedo (Hamilcar Publications 2020). He currently lives in Manhattan.