Author:Toole, F.X. (pseud. for Jerry Boyd)

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Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner

By: Toole, F.X. (pseud. for Jerry Boyd)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Ecco Press / HarperCollins: (c.2000)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20773

ISBN: 0-06-019820-6

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dj


[spine very slightly turned, minor wear from a careful reading, minor surface abrasion on ffep from erasure of previous owner's name, NO remainder mark on book; jacket shows just light surface wear]. The author's well-received first (and, as it turned out, last) book, for which he drew from his experiences in the boxing world. Jacket blurbs by Joyce Carol Oates and James Ellroy, the latter calling it "the best boxing fiction since Leonard Gardner's 'Fat City'." The author, alas, died in 2002, and thus never saw the superb Oscar-winning Clint Eastwood film "Million Dollar Baby,&#... View more info