On Boxing by Joyce Carol Oates

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A reissue of bestselling, award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates' classic collection of essays on boxing.


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Joyce Carol Oates is a recipient of the National Medal of Humanities, the National Book Critics Circle Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award, the Chicago Tribune Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Book Award, and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction, and has been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has written some of the most enduring fiction of our time, including the national bestsellers We Were the Mulvaneys, Blonde, which was nominated for the National Book Award, and the New York Times bestseller The Falls, which won the 2005 Prix Femina. She is the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University and has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters since 1978.
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 304 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Oates loves boxing, especially the sight of wounded fighters, which she calls "cruelly beautiful."

Oct 02 2011 | Read Full Review of On Boxing (P.S.)

St. Louis Today

the Boxing Ring," Oates calls boxing "the very soul of war in.

Mar 06 2011 | Read Full Review of On Boxing (P.S.)

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