Gattuso, John, ed.. Shadow Boxers: Sweat, Sacrifice and the Will to Survive in American Boxing Gyms. Milford, NJ: Stone Creek Publications, 2005.

This combination of photographs and essays communicates the role of the boxing gym in American society. In the middle of rough city neighborhoods, these gritty boxing rings offer democracy, discipline, and a sense of hard-earned dignity. The foreward is written by Joe Frazier and the essays by well-known boxing writers: Katherine Dunn, Carlo Rotella, Kate Sekules, Lucius Shepard, Robert Anasi, Ralph Wiley, F.X. Toole, Joe Rein, Loic Wacquant, and Mark Kram.

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Pennsylvania Boxing : Living the American Dream

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