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At Gleason's Gym

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A KNOCKOUT OF A BOOK about the world's most famous gym.

"At Gleason's Gym the world works out. It's down on the Brooklyn waterfront just a left hook away from the Brooklyn Bridge." This spectacular book puts you smack in the middle of the action. But it's more than a book about boxing: It's about the heart of a community, and about the power of practice, perseverance, and s
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published August 7th 2007 by Roaring Brook Press
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Jan 24, 2013 Randy rated it really liked it
The sparse prose evokes the gym well. The rhythm of the words mimic the rhythm of the fighters, both rookies and seasoned pros, as they train. You can smell the sweat and hear the grunts of effort through these words, and thus gain entrance into one of the most famous gyms in the world.

I picked this book up while I was tidying the shelves in the library.

I finished it because it was interesting to see into this world.

I would recommend this to my nephew, Roy, who is working hard at becoming a boxe
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Dec 29, 2014 Andrea Labonte rated it liked it
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Great book about a kid who got into boxing when he was 2 years old and still does it.
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I love the sketches!
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