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FREE READ ç The Contender Ø This is a sports fiction novel that tells a story of Alfred Brooks a seventeen year old high school drop out living in Harlem finding his way in the world and in boxing Alfred learns that getting to the top is not as important as how you get there and that before you can be a champion you have to be a contender with the will toBefore you can be a champion you have to be a contender with the will to get back on your feet after you have been knocked down. If you get Bob Lipsyte talking about how The Contender came to be he will tell you that the seed was planted when he took a man named Cus D’Amato out to dinner shortly before he covered a boxing match in 1964 in Miami Lipsyte would later go on to be a sports columnist for the New York Times but in 1964 he was a cub reporter sent to cover the fight between Sonny Lipton and a new kid whom everyone thought would get knocked out in the first round Cassius Clay later known as Muhammad Ali Full review

The ContenderBefore you can be a champion you have to be a contender with the will to get back on your feet after you have been knocked down. If you get Bob Lipsyte talking about how The Contender came to be he will tell you that the seed was planted when he took a man named Cus D’Amato out to dinner shortly before he covered a boxing match in 1964 in Miami Lipsyte would later go on to be a sports columnist for the New York Times but in 1964 he was a cub reporter sent to cover the fight between Sonny Lipton and a new kid whom everyone thought would get knocked out in the first round Cassius Clay later known as Muhammad Ali Full review

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The Contender í This is a sports fiction novel that tells a story of Alfred Brooks a seventeen year old high school drop out living in Harlem fi. by Narayan Neupane DateJan 8 11 I found this book on ms nelson class That was my reading ESL class when I saw the cover of the book I saw one guys with wearing a boxer gloves that make me to read When I saw that I think that could be the best book Also I though that I can get some lesson from that book so that is why I like this book and I think that this book will be also hard but when I read I am interested on this book I am interested to know something and I start to readThe Contender by Robert Lyipsyte is a story about a young man named Alfred Who was taken in by his aunt when he was young because of his drug addicted parents When I look at the book title it sounds me like struggling before being a winner As I go through inner part of the book it gets interesting I never thought Alfred was high school droop out and always hangs out with his best friend James and James' friends Major and Hollis Of course Alfred was my best character The reason Alfred was my favorite character was when Alfred was on boxer game in gym he loses but he did not let himself down and he did not make himself a loser He was trying again and again Also when Alfred was dropout from high school at that time he might make his life worse like other high school dropout student but he change his life in different way He joins the Donatelli’s gym Donatelli’s was owner of a boxing gym and he was a retire boxer coach Alfred struggle for his future life even though he was a high school dropout The conflict on the story was James and his friend offer Alfred to hang along with them while they robbed the Epstein's grocery store where Alfred works Minutes later Alfred realizes that the Epstein's put a new silent alarm system in the store and he races to try to stop them Those friends become safe by being arrested Also when Alfred was in uncle house he used to get drunk but when he saw love between husband and wife he start to ignore the alcoholic things Some of the kids on street are after Alfred; to overcome the problems Alfred join the gym I want to recommend that book “contender” is really an interesting book to read; and it is good to study for those people who are trying to do a boxer This book is good for those people who are young and want to be contender because in this book Alfred was only six tin year old when he get dropout of high school I think that fighting for right is good It can make society better If one person refused to do bad thing like Alfred then the trouble will decreases on society When you read this book you will see fair love life friend and also teacher who used to be kind The main thing you can get chance to read was one guy who was hopeless and who don't have any ideas about his life he improve At the end as usual like the hero never lose In this story Alfred became contender FREE DOWNLOAD ↠ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ↠ Robert Lipsyte

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Robert Lipsyte ↠ 8 FREE READ Nding his way in the world and in boxing Alfred learns that getting to the top is not as important as how you get there and that. When your best friend of 15 years goes is becoming a drug addict there are a few choices you have in dealing with it Either you can change your lifestyle or fall into the same path Alfred Brooks chose to change his lifestyle from being a high school dropout working in a grocery store to becoming a contender This story is about how a young boy has to make decisions for himself whether it be about boxing or life Thanks to Mr Donatelli Henry and Mr Epstein Alfred made it onto a good path This story takes place in Harlem in approximately the 1960s He used to hang out with James his best friend and Major and Hollis but only when he had to James Hollis and Major all decided to break into the grocery store that Alfred works at James got caught and sent to jail because Alfred forgot about a newly installed alarm system Major and Hollis beat up Alfred which is when Henry found him Henry talked Alfred into going to Donatelli's gym Alfred decided he wanted to take up boxing so his training began After about six weeks of training Alfred didn't think he was going to get a chance to fight so he went and partied with Major Drugs and alcohol overcame Alfred Two days later Alfred told Donatelli he wanted to uit Alfred began training again and eventually got his chance to fight After many good matches Alfred had one last one before he felt he should retire The last match was against an opponent that was bigger stronger and overall better than Alfred He knew it was time to retire after he lost the match That same night James broke into the grocery store again and the police were looking for him Alfred found James and promised him they were going to make their lives good together Did James take Alfred up on his promise That is for you to find out by reading this thrilling novel Along the way Alfred gained a new confidence in himself He also learned how to push through tough times and become a contender in life Sometimes in life being a contender is better than being a championI can relate to this book because I am soon going to be a collegiate athlete Sports are very fun but in college it takes a lot dedication than most people realize When I read about Mr Donatelli it reminded me of my father He put a lot of pressure on me but it was all my choice in how hard I wanted to work I wanted to read this book because it was about sports but I knew there would be a deeper meaning that involves life I can relate to Alfred because he is my age and he is trying to become somebody He resorted to boxing just like I am resorting to softball I think this book lived up to it's promise of finding out who you are and learning how to get there It didn't revolve around just sports either these lessons can easily be applied to lifeYou should read this book if you are interested in seeing anyone become somebody out of their own determination It has the potential to even motivate you as a reader There are not many books that can do that The chapters would always be cliffhangers so I could never put the book down It is slightly over 200 pages so it is a uick read when you have free time This book is intended for young adults but is for any sport lovers that find life lessons through their activities This book may not be for people sensitive to racial issues drugs and violence It does talk about slavery describes the use of drugs and its effects and a good amount of violence not even just inside the ring If you enjoy sports I suggest you go get this book from a library or even buy it so you can experience the motivation Alfred experienced