Jay Tunney - The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw

Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 1:00pm

Jay Tunney presents The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw ($35.00), the curious story of the unlikely relationship between a world heavyweight champion boxer and a world-famous playwright and celebrated man of letters.  This remarkable book chronicles the little known relationship that formed between this celebrated odd couple.

The Prizefighter and the Playwright has been praised by publications ranging from the Irish Times to Boxing Monthly.

Jay R. Tunney, the son of the famous fighter, is vice president of the International Shaw Society and a member of the Governor's International Advisory Council for the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. His articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine and other national publications.

 

Location: 
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
94925 Corte Madera
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By Jay R. Tunney, Christopher Newton (Introduction by)
$35.00
ISBN: 9781554076413
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Firefly Books - April 2010

The curious story of the unlikely relationship between a champion boxer and a celebrated man of letters.