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Killing Art
By Alex Gillis

A Killing Art

The Story of Tae Kwon Do

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Killing Art by Alex Gillis

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In 1938, Tae Kwon Do began at the end of a wicked poker game in a tiny village in what is now North Korea. Today, the martial art is possibly the most popular on the planet, and Olympic sport practised by an estimated 50 million students and known for its spectacular kicks. Few people, however, know about the art's secret and violent past. The Art of Killing is a non-fiction novel' that takes readers into the lurid dynasties of two men and their disciples - those who invented the martial art and those who developed the Olympic style of the art - in a thrilling and charged narrative.'

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781550228250
ISBN-10: 1550228250
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 184mm x 28mm)
Pages: 244
Imprint: ECW Press,Canada
Publisher: ECW Press,Canada
Publish Date: 11-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: Canada

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Author Biography - Alex Gillis

Alex Gillis is a university writing instructor and a professional journalist specializing in literary nonfiction and investigative research. He has trained in tae kwon do for 25 years and is a third-degree black belt. His instructors were some of the pioneers of the martial art, and he had rare access to these men and their families and disciples. He lives in Toronto.

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