F. X. Toole Rope Burns

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Rope Burns

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In this hard-hitting collection of powerful and moving tales, F.X. Toole breathes life into vivid, compelling characters who radiate the fierce intensity of the worlds they inhabit:

  • An aging cut man with an incorrigible sweet tooth

  • Fearless Maggie Fitzgerald and her quest to become a champion boxer

  • Señora Cabrera who makes low-fat refried beans to keep a local fighter in top form

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About the Author:

F. X. Toole was born in 1930. Having worked as a bullfighter, professional boxing "cut man," taxi driver, and saloon keeper, Toole published his first book of fiction at age seventy. He died in 2002, before seeing his short story "Million Dollar Baby" become an Academy Award-winning film.

About the Author:

F.X. Toole was born in 1930. He studied acting at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City and worked variously as a boot-black, cabbie, bartender, and bullfighter before entering the world of boxing. For the past twenty years he has trained fighters and worked the corner as a cut man.

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