Although he is best known as the creator of Conan the Barbarian and as a writer of historical fiction and fantasy, Robert E. Howard was both a successful author of popular boxing stories and an avid amateur boxer himself. The sixteen stories and three poems collected in this volume show the full range of his talents for action, humor, and fistic philosophy. Ten of the stories feature the sailor Steve Costigan, a lovable, hard-fisted, and innocent semipro pugilist, who takes on dastardly villains in exotic ports of call. ...

Boxing Stories 2005, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803224230

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Boxing Stories 2005, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803273528

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