Buttercups and strong boys: a sojourn at the Golden Gloves

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Penguin, Jan 1, 1990 - Sports & Recreation - 256 pages
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Boxing has long been the ticket of departure for youngsters in places like the South Bronx and Harlem. Journalist William Plummer spent a year in the East Harlem gym of Mickey and Negra Rosario and here chronicles his observations and experiences during a season of boxing.

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About the author (1990)

Plummer is an associate editor at PEOPLE magazine for whom fly-fishing is less a pastime than an obsession.

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