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William Gildea

William Gildea
Jerry Bauer

William Gildea, author of The Longest Fight, was a writer and columnist for The Washington Post from 1965 through 2005. He has covered the Olympic Games (four times), the World Cup (four times), and about fifty major fights. His work has appeared in Best Sports Stories and Best American Sports Writing. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

William Gildea

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The Longest Fight
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The Longest Fight

William Gildea
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Many people came to Goldfield, Nevada, America's last gold-rush town, to seek their fortune. However, on a searing summer day in September 1906, they came not to strike it rich but to watch what...

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