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The Contender (The Contender #1)
by Robert Lipsyte

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The Contender (The Contender #1) by Robert Lipsyte Overview

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 to get back on your feet after you have be 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 to get back on your feet after you have been knocked down.

Robert Lipsyte

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Original Title The Contender ISBN 0064471527 (ISBN13: 9780064471527 ) Edition Language English Series The Contender #1 Literary Awards Bank Street Best Children's Books of the Year (1967) (20)