[textbook]Paperback - 1993
A Harlem high school dropout escapes from a gang of punks into a boxing gym, where he learns that being a contender is hard and often discouraging work, but that you don't know anything until you try.
Publisher: New York : HarperTrophy, 1993, c1967.
Edition: First HarperTrophy edition
Characteristics: 227 pages ;,18 cm.
Alternative Title: Contender