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On his eighteenth birthday, Sam Grady won a Golden Gloves boxing championship. By this twenty-third, he was a combat veteran fighting on the battlefields of World War II. "The Glove Slinger" chronicles the life of a young boxer, following him from Golden Gloves champion to undefeated Army boxer. We then see the horrors of war through his eyes as a platoon sergeant fightingOn his eighteenth birthday, Sam Grady won a Golden Gloves boxing championship. By this twenty-third, he was a combat veteran fighting on the battlefields of World War II. "The Glove Slinger" chronicles the life of a young boxer, following him from Golden Gloves champion to undefeated Army boxer. We then see the horrors of war through his eyes as a platoon sergeant fighting for his life and the lives of the men he leads. He could have sat out the war as an Army boxing champion, but this is not what Sam Grady wanted. He didn't join to fight other soldiers; he joined to fight the enemy. Once shipped overseas, leaving the love of his life behind, he ventures into the dangers and unknowns of war. The story is much more than about boxing and war -- it is the story of transition from boyhood to manhood, and the many life-changing decisions Grady is forced to make along the way. "The Glove Slinger" is a work of historical fiction, partly based on true events....

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ISBN : 32836044
Format Type : Kindle Edition
Number of Pages : 427 Pages
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