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Thrown
Author: Kerry Howley

ISBN: 9780241207291
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 16 May 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 2.3
Description:
Time magazine's #2 best book of nonfiction, 2014 Step into the octagon . . .

Welcome to the heart of the fight. Three years and two fighters - one ageing, tired, struggling from one backstreet dive to another; and one young, fast, going places, punching it out in packed Las Vegas arenas. One on the way up and the other on the way out. And they fight and they fight - while through it all Kit, a spacetaker, a ghost haunting their cages, follows and assists them, drawn to the dark allure of men living from blow to blow, where the true battle is never with their opponent but always and forever with themselves.

About the Author

Kerry Howley's essays, reviews, stories and reportage have appeared in Harper's, The New York Times Magazine, Slate,The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Vice.com, and frequently in Bookforum. Her short story 'Pretty Citadel' was published in The Paris Review in Autumn 2011. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa, where she was admitted as an Arts Fellow and subsequently served as the 2012 Provost's Visiting Writer in Nonfictio...

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