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Book review: The Harder they Fall

Budd Schulberg, The Harder they Fall(1947) A true period piece and a classic of boxing literature. Schulberg’s memorable prose tells the thinly disguised, horrifying tale of former world heavyweight champion Primo Carnera – although in the book the unfortunate Italian is portrayed as innocent Argentinian Toro Moreno. The book was made into an excellent film […]

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