The Sweet Science

The Sweet Science

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Sweet Science 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
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Desert-Prince More than 1 year ago
A J Liebling at his most brilliant. The train trip from New York to Philadelphia alllows you to climb aboard and join the wiseguys and sporting crowd for an event that is described in a detail that appeals to the readersMANY senses-you can SMELL the cigar smoke! The observations go well beyond Runyon's comic book characters-Liebling's sympathies and sensitivities are unequalled. I have recommended this book to sports and non-sports fans and have NEVER heard anything but appreciation for the introduction. In 1992 Sports Illustrated created the 100 Greatest Sports Books ever Written and this was named # 1-appropriately.
Faust1203 More than 1 year ago
This was the best book that I've ever read in which boxing was the main topic. Liebling captured a time by-gone and preserved for us forever the way life once was in America and, in particular, New York City. At one time, boxing was king, but Liebling foretold of its downward turn. However, in it's heyday, Liebling covered the sport like no other and in "The Sweet Science," Liebling paints a portrait that is simultaneously tragic and heroic, all with the cosmopolitan lifestyle of a New York writer as the backdrop. I absolutely reccomend the book to anyone who wishes to know more about the rich tapestry that is the history of boxing.
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