King of the Outback

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About the author:
Writing under the pen name, Jack Tunney, David J. Foster, grew up in rural Australia - not quite the outback, but not the apex of civilization either. He now resides in Melbourne. King of the Outback is his first novel, and the sixth in the Fight Card series, created by Mel Odom and Paul Bishop.

King of the Outback
 

Fight Card series

Authored by David James Foster, Jack Tunney

Outback Australia 1954

Two rival tent boxing troupes clash over a territorial dispute in the Outback town of Birdsville. In the sweltering heat, tensions simmer, tempers flare, and as things reach boiling point, a boxing tent is burned to the ground.

Fighting men know only one way to solve their disputes, and that's in the ring. The solution, a show-down, smack-down, winner take all bout between the two rival outfits.

In the blue corner, representing 'Walter Wheeler's Boxing Sideshow' is Tommy King, a young aboriginal boxer with a big heart and iron fists.

In the red corner, representing 'Arnold Sanderson's Boxing Show', is 'Jumpin' Jack Douglas, a monstrous wrecking machine from the city - a man who'll do anything to win.

The fight - brutal. In the world of Tent Boxing, in the harsh Australian Outback, weight divisions and rules don't count for much. It's a fight to decide, who is indeed, King of the Outback!


Publication Date:
2012-05-08
ISBN/EAN13:
1475114796 / 9781475114799
Page Count:
158
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Language:
English
Color:
Black and White
Related Categories:
Fiction / Sports




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