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The CBZ Reviews One Ring Circus by K. Dunne

by on Apr.29, 2009, under David Gionfriddo, Reviews

one_ring_circus_cvrONE RING CIRCUS:

Dispatches from the World of Boxing

By Katherine Dunne

Reviewed by:

David Gionfriddo, CBZ Staff Writer

Buy the Book: One Ring Circus: Dispatches from the World of Boxing

A few years back, I had the opportunity to attend an amateur boxing event in a Portland, Oregon school gymnasium with author/journalist/fight fan/friend Katherine Dunn.  As an admirer of her imaginative and nuanced fiction, I seized a quiet moment between fights to pose the ultimate sophisto-smartass query:  How did some one who excelled in the delicate art of storytelling reconcile her love of boxing with the violence inflicted on its participants?

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