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The Cockfighter

by Frank Manley

  • 343 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Anchor .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7440451M
ISBN 100385494203
ISBN 109780385494205
OCLC/WorldCa40159115

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The book reveals a portion of the large body The Cockfighter book knowledge necessary to not only be successful, but to win Cockfighter of the Year. Some history is covered and the reader learns of the involvement of historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln and George Washington in the time honored sport pitting bird against bird in a fight to the death/5(23).

Cockfighter by Charles Willeford is a great novel chronicling a time when cockfighting was a major sport in Florida and other states and countries. Frank Mansfield is pursuing the Cockfighter of the Year Award, and portrays a life and life-style long gone in which common, /5.

“Cockfighter” by Charles Willeford is a great novel chronicling a time when cockfighting was a major sport in Florida and other states and countries. Frank Mansfield is pursuing the Cockfighter of the Year Award, and portrays a life and life-style long gone in which common, /5(23).

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4/4(8). Cockfighter is not perfect, nor does it attempt to be. Willeford, as in all his other novels, dissects a slice of blood and guts Americana, without apologies and with no holds barred.

The story of a man who chooses to remain silent until he redeems his status as a 5/5(5). The sport is cockfighting, and Frank Mansfield is the Cockfighter--a silent and fiercely contrary man whose obsession with winning will cost him almost everything.

In this haunting, ribald, and percussively violent work, the author of the Hoke Mosely detective novels yields a floodlit vision of the cockpits and criminal underbelly of the rural South/5(7). Directed by Monte Hellman. With Warren Oates, Richard B.

Shull, Harry Dean Stanton, Ed Begley Jr. Southern action drama film about cockfighting/10(K). A former professional boxer, actor, horse trainer and radio announcer, Charles Willeford () is best known for his Miami-based crime novels featuring hard-boiled detective Hoke Moseley, including "Miami Blues" and "Sideswipe." His career as a writer began in the late s, but it was his novel "Cockfighter" that announced his name to 5/5(1).

Cockfighter. Published by PictureBox. By Charles Willeford. Introduction by Jesse Pearson. A former professional boxer, actor, horse trainer and radio announcer, Charles Willeford () is best known for his Miami-based crime novels featuring hard-boiled detective Hoke Moseley, including Miami Blues and career as a writer began in the late s, but it was his novel.

Cockfighter is simultaneously intense and contemplative, an episodic road film that simmers with obsession. All Movie Guide - Fred Beldin. Read More. Customer Reviews. Barnes & Noble Press. Publish your book with B&N. Learn : Reel Vault. Cockfighter looks as sleek an item - and almost as exploitable - as any of the company's recent work in the girl gang prison revolt cycle, and far less bizarre than the two Westerns which [Roger %.

Cockfighter Journal by Willeford, Charles, Foreword By James Lee Burke and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   “Cockfighter” by Charles Willeford is a great novel chronicling a time when cockfighting was a major sport in Florida and other states and countries.

Frank Mansfield is pursuing the Cockfighter of the Year Award, and portrays a life and life-style long gone in which common, even admirable, behaviors are now totally unacceptable/5(30).

“Cockfighter” by Charles Willeford is a great novel chronicling a time when cockfighting was a major sport in Florida and other states and countries. Frank Mansfield is pursuing the Cockfighter of the Year Award, and portrays a life and life-style long gone in which common, /5(17).

Considered to be Charles Willeford's masterpiece, Cockfighter is a brutal, if beautiful, fiction of the American South, loosely modelled on Homer's Odyssey.

Frank Mansfield is the titular cockfighter - a silent and fiercely contrary man whose obsession with winning costs him almost everything.5/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Originally published by Creative Arts Book Company in "--Title page verso.

Description. See more of I'm A Cockfighter on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account. Create New Account. Not Now. Community See All. 3, people like this. 3, people follow this. About See All. Contact I'm A Cockfighter on Messenger. Political Organization. Page Followers: K. A drifting loner has chosen to be mute until he wins a medal for "Cockfighter of the Year." Traveling through the Deep South, he alienates friends and family alike as he continues toward his goal.

Stars Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton, Robert Earl Jones, and Ed Begley, Jr. Also known as Born to Kill; Wild Drifter and Gamblin' Man. > Rated R. 83 minutes. Of that book, Harry Crews said, "Charles Willeford renders the sport with such knowledge and attention to detail that I had the almost inexpressible impression of being on my knees again beside the great fighting pits of the southern circuit." Frank Mansfield is the titular cockfighter: a silent and fiercely contrary man whose obsession.

Poet and storywriter Manley's (Within the Ribbons, not reviewed) debut novel&#;a rural father-son coming-of-ager&#;could easily have fallen prey to the maudlin and familiar, but it rises soaringly above both, thanks to its author's wonderful timing, eye, ear&#;and heart.

``The boy,'' as he's namelessly known, is alm and his father, a raiser of fighting birds, has not only Author: Frank Manley. Cockfighter (Book): Willeford, Charles Ray. No late fees and loan periods extended: Burnaby Public Library branches are temporarily are no late fees during the closure, due dates are extended to July 31 and will be adjusted if necessary, and holds are extended.After figuring out that Monte Hellman's Cockfighter was based on this book I checked it out from the library but was disappointed by the unconvincing "moral heroics" of the main character: He's a low life cockfighter, but wait a sec, this rugged individual is also a man of solid principle with a strong moral compass!

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