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11 edition of Pound for pound found in the catalog.

Pound for pound

a novel

by F. X. Toole

  • 212 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Ecco in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans -- Fiction,
  • Grandfathers -- Fiction,
  • Grandsons -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementF.X. Toole.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.O438 P68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3425888M
    ISBN 10006088133X
    ISBN 109780060881337
    LC Control Number2005049508

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    Pound for pound is a ranking used in combat sports, such as boxing wrestling, or mixed martial arts, of who the better fighters are relative to their weight (i.e., adjusted to compensate for weight class).As these fighters do not compete directly, judging the best fighter pound for pound is subjective, and ratings vary. They may be based on a range of criteria including "quality of Punches: Jab, Cross, Hook (Swing), . Pound for Pound is an inspirational tale about one woman's journey back to herself, and a heartfelt homage to the four-legged heroes who unexpectedly saved her life. For seven years, Shannon Kopp battled the silent, horrific, and all-too-common disease of bulimia.

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Pound for Pound is an inspirational tale about one woman’s journey back to herself, and a heartfelt homage to the four-legged heroes who unexpectedly saved her life.

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So great were Robinson's skills, he was eulogized by Woody Allen, compared to Joe Louis, and praised by Muhammad Ali. Pound for Pound Book. likes. The Pound for Pound Book, written by Pastor Mike Kai. Pound for Pound is a big novel in the truest sense of the word, a story of family, honor, perseverance, and forgiveness.

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"Pound for Pound" starts out strong, but the plot eventually loses its drive, and the ending reads like an afterthought. The problem may be that Toole's writing was more suited to short story length and he wasn't quite sure how to craft a novel, but I think it's more likely that he passed away before he could finish the book/5(26).

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