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A Piece of Steak Jack London

A Piece of Steak

Jack London

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ISBN : 9781481904599
Paperback
28 pages
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Short story.Tom King, once a renowned boxer, has reached the end of his career. He has earned and spent a lot of money, both on himself and others, but is now so poor that he cannot even loan the money for a piece of steak. He has to fight a youngMoreShort story.Tom King, once a renowned boxer, has reached the end of his career. He has earned and spent a lot of money, both on himself and others, but is now so poor that he cannot even loan the money for a piece of steak. He has to fight a young opponent, Sandel, and in his preparation he can only eat bread and gravy. Though King is the more experienced and tactically much better boxer, he loses the fight to the younger man who has better stamina and recuperation. But King just knows that, if he could have eaten a steak before the fight, he could have won...