Fat city

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1969 - Fiction - 183 pages
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Gardner's writing is superb. - Goodreads
Boxing stories never have a happy ending. - Goodreads
... someone said, "the joy is in the prose." - Goodreads
I choose not to summarize the plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Carl Brush - Goodreads

Leonard Gardner's Fat City. is a close companion to Don Carpenter's 60's classic Hard Rain Falling, with its clean, clear prose and gritty setting. The novel is set in Stockton, CA, fifty miles from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thomas - Goodreads

I won't lie: I knew nothing of this book (or the acclaimed movie version by John Huston). It was only after reading how vital and important it was to Denis Johnson (check out his essay on salon.com ... Read full review

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