Peek Into the Soul of a Prizefighter—Part Eleven

By Peter Wood on August 1, 2014
Peek Into the Soul of a Prizefighter—Part Eleven
Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” has been a constant presence for most of my adult life.

Reading a book is a very personal thing and I’d prefer not to name any one book. I’d prefer to keep my personal interests private…

Reading a book is a very personal thing and I’d prefer not to name any one book. I’d prefer to keep my personal interests private…

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  1. Bob 07:03am, 08/02/2014

    My favorite subjects are JO Ko and Jowett Boy, both of whom should be in the Hall of Fame for being aficionados to their very core.  KO Jo’s roadside diner reports are classic and Jowett Boy’s unbridled recognition of Don Elbaum as the World’s Greatest Man make them especially relevant.

  2. nicolas 01:12pm, 08/01/2014

    First, I thought this is supposed to be about prize fighters favorite books. But I find it interesting that Goossen’s favorite book is Treasure Island, because it is about a colorful pirate. Might some not accuse him of being a pirate?

  3. Eric 06:57am, 08/01/2014

    Looks like Juan McAmnesty needs to read the “Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire” again. Either Juan didn’t fully grasp how the Roman Empire fell or he’s conveniently forgotten what he read because of senility.

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