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It’s a knockout, Spiro Zavos

Fighting Talk: Boxing and the Modern Lexicon Bob Jones Random House, $30.00, ISBN 9781775534389 Bob Jones – aka Sir Robert – has written an engrossing book on the fight game. It is satisfying intellectually and emotionally. It involves an original…
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Modern, John Campbell

Full Circle: A Modern Morality Tale Bob Jones Hazard Press, $24.95, ISBN 1877161764   Modern Morality Tale.” Let’s begin with those  words.  And of those words, there’s one in particular I really want you to think about: ”Modern”. “Modern” is…
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Sweetening the demon, Paul Goldsmith

Memories of Muldoon Bob Jones Canterbury University Press, $39.95, ISBN 0 908812 69 8 Prime ministerial careers usually end in failure: it occurs to few to leave when they are on top. Sir Robert Muldoon’s time as Prime Minister was…
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