Re: RARA-AVIS: Boxing Fiction (was Fat City)

From: Ed Lynskey (
Date: 21 Dec 2007

--- "T. Kent Morgan" <> wrote:
> Harry Crews has been mentioned on this list and his novel The
> Knockout Artist is about a boxer involved in the New Orleans
> underworld.
I'd forgotten about THE KNOCKOUT ARTIST. Isn't that also the book with Oyster Boy in it? It's been a long time since I read it. Crews uses many sports in his books: karate, falconry, weightlifting, bodybuilding, etc. Maybe I'll reread A FEAST OF SNAKES.


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