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  - SW Gordon - Goodreads

It's interesting that this book was written in 1969 and yet the story resonates perfectly 45 years later. I think every boxer brave enough to step into the ring has a tale to tell---usually of ... Read full review


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