The Boxer by Nikesh Shukla


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Format:Paperback / softback 288 pages Publisher:Hachette Children's Group Imprint:Hodder Children's Books ISBN:9781444940695 Published:25 Jun 2019 Classifications:For National Curriculum Key Stage 4 & GCSE, Interest age: from c 12 years, Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), Sporting stories (Children's / Teenage) Readership:Children / Juvenile Weight:208g Dimensions:198 x 128 x 21 (mm) Pub. Country:United Kingdom For sale in: United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Germany, France, (See full list) Description Told over the course of the ten rounds of his first fight, this is the story of amateur boxer Sunny. A seventeen year old feeling isolated and disconnected in the city he's just moved to, Sunny joins a boxing club to learn to protect himself after a racist attack. He finds the community he's been desperately seeking at the club, and a mentor in trainer Shobu, who helps him find his place in the world. But racial tensions are rising in the city, and when a Far Right march through Bristol turns violent, Sunny is faced with losing his new best friend Keir to radicalisation. A gripping, life-affirming YA novel about friendship, radicalisation and finding where you belong.


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