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At Gleason's Gym

Lewin, Ted

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ISBN 10: 1596432314 / ISBN 13: 9781596432314
Published by Roaring Brook Press, New Milford, Conn., 2007
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. Illustrated throughout in full color. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Record # 460191. Bookseller Inventory # 460191

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Title: At Gleason's Gym

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press, New Milford, Conn.

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

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 staying true to yourself. Paintings, sketches and words by Caldecott Honor artist and former professional wrestler Ted Lewin are your guide to this extraordinary place.

About the Author:

Ted Lewin has written and/or illustrated at least 45 children's books. In order to finance art school, he became a wrestler--and so began a 15-year part-time career that eventually inspired his autobiography, I Was a Teenage Professional Wrestler (ALA Notable Children's Book, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, Booklist Editor's Choice). He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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