They do all the great Got, Not Got series
and plenty of other retro sports titles.
Mark Turley’s Journeymen was short-listed for BSBA Sports Book of the Year in 2015. It tells a story that is often purposely ignored – that of the modern-day boxers who lose for a living. Far from huge purses and pay-per-view hype, the book lays bare the reality of the boxing business and the way it works in small-hall venues countrywide.
New out in paperback, the second edition of Journeymen comes just months before the publication of Mark’s latest title: Redemption: From Iron Bars to Ironman, co-authored with convicted armed robber John McAvoy. This is due just a year after the release of Wiped Out?, his groundbreaking collaboration with Jerome Wilson, who suffered terrible brain injuries in the ring.
Though sometimes dark, the Journeymen’s tales reveal humour, wisdom and sporting pride: they eschew glamour, make the best of what they have and face the world with a smile and a wink. The featured fighters include:
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