SHEDNOTES 167: A belter of a boxing story

The Shed has filed this book recommendation under Great Boxing Stories for Boys: Donald McCrae’s A Man’s World, the story of Emile Griffith punching Benny Paret to death in 1962 for calling him a faggot.
For a flavour, see:
http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2015/sep/10/boxer-emile-griffith-gay-taunts-book-extract/

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