Shadow Boxer

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Harper Collins, May 18, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
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I was nine years old the first time I hit my father and made him bleed. He was proud.

It's now five years after his father's death, and fourteen-year-old George is the man of the family. He knows all too well how brutal the life of a fighter can be. Didn't it kill his father?

But Monty, George's younger brother, has a completely different attitude. Boxing comes naturally to him. It's in his blood. He thinks of it as his father's legacy.

Unless George figures out a way to stop it, will boxing kill Monty, too?

  

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User Review  - Joseph Cumberworth - Goodreads

Boxing is the family sport. After their father's death, George and Monty have to live life with a single mother. George doesn't want boxing to be part of the family anymore, but Monty wants to be a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

It was a very good book. Read full review

Contents

Rocks
1
Groundwork
9
Take the Body
20
Monty Got Soul
27
Men at Work
38
The Head
48
Forbidden Archies
57
Legacy
73
My Job
119
The Willies
137
Every Man for Himself
151
Fire in the Hole
168
14 Adams Apple
173
Footsteps in the Dark
189
A Boys Best Friend
196
Let It Bleed
204

The Devils Workshop
82
Slipping Grip
103

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About the author (1995)

Chris Lynch is a National Book Award finalist and the author of many highly acclaimed books for young adults, including The Big Game of Everything, Who the Man, and the Michael L. Printz Honor Book Freewill; Iceman, Shadow boxer, Gold Dust, and Slot Machine, all ALA Best Books for Young Adults; and Extreme Elvin. He also mentors aspiring writers and teaches in the creative writing program at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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