The Award-Winning Book:
WRITING THE PRIZEFIGHT: PIERCE EGAN'S BOXIANA WORLD
Topics include: Sports-Writing; British Patriotism; Napoleonic Battlefields (Waterloo); Dickens, Hazlitt, & Byron; City/Pugilistic Slang; Metropolitan Life of 'the Fancy'; Gambling; Challengers to the 'English Championship'; The Spectacle and Theatricality of Egan's Commentaries.
'Snowdon’s Writing the Prizefight is sports history of a high order'.
(Journal of Sports History)