Pound for Pound: A Novel

Pound for Pound: A Novel

F. X. Toole


Following his impressive fiction debut, Rope Burns, writer F. X. Toole's Pound for Pound is a giant, brawny novel of honor, perseverance, kin, and forgiveness, set in cities the place violence is the norm and good fortune tales tackle a virtually mythic value. it's the tale of Dan Cooley, an getting older, mythical l. a. coach, who takes on Chicky Garza, a younger fighter hungry for glory within the notoriously corrupt San Antonio boxing circuit. Written within the masterful type that has earned the writer sparkling comparisons to Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Carver, and Frank McCourt, this unforgettable posthumous novel celebrates a distinct and strong bond, and the braveness that overcomes insurmountable hindrances out and in of the ring.

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