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Waiting for Carver Boyd By Thomas Hauser

Waiting for Carver Boyd

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Waiting For Carver Boyd is Thomas Hauser's most riveting work to date. It tells the tale of a young fighter who rises from obscurity to challenge for the most coveted prize in sports, the undisputed heavyweight championship of the world.
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Waiting for Carver Boyd by Thomas Hauser

Waiting For Carver Boyd is Thomas Hauser's most riveting work to date. It tells the tale of a young fighter who rises from obscurity to challenge for the most coveted prize in sports, the undisputed heavyweight championship of the world. It's a special book that moves back and forth with increasing intensity between the bright lights and shadows of professional sports. It's about hope, anger, loss and belief in oneself. It's a love story with a special twist. On occasion, a unique book breaks with traditional thinking and demands attention. Waiting For Carver Boyd is different from any novel you've ever read. Spend an hour with it. You won't be disappointed. The experience will stay with you forever.

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Waiting for Carver Boyd Reviews


'This is the extraordinary story of a young prospect who rejects hate and instead chooses to be inspired by love on his journey through life and the rigours of the fight game. Hauser is one of boxing's truly perceptive voices and the touching simplicity of this story belies its depth.' The Sunday Express 'Hauser's new book can be read in one breathless sitting...Bringing a spectator sport to life on the page is no mean feat, and Hauser pulls it off, in spare and direct prose.' The Times 'It is raw, painful, beautiful and, above all, real. This is one hell of a book.' Secondsout.com

About Thomas Hauser


Thomas Hauser is the author of more than 30 books including "Muhammad Ali: His Life And Times," for which he won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year. In 1996 and Ali coauthored the book "Healing," which won the Haviva Reik Award. His first book, "Missing," was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award and made into an Academy Award-winning movie. In 2005 he received the Boxing Writers Association of America's Nat Fleischer Award for career excellence in boxing journalism. He writes for secondsout.com and espn.com. He lives in New York.

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GOR002104726
Waiting for Carver Boyd by Thomas Hauser
Thomas Hauser
Used - Very Good
Hardback
JR Books Ltd
2010-06-25
192
1906779813
9781906779818
N/A
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