Posts Tagged “The Fighter”

Lively Debate in Haverhill Sparked by Dubus’ Memoir

The Eagle Tribune’s Haverhill coverage today includes a lively debate about the potential impact of author Andre Dubus III’s memoir “Townie” on the image of the city. Mayor James Fiorentini took exception to initial media coverage of Andre’s book with references to the rough side of life in the Haverhill of the…

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Class Warfare in the Movies – the Lowell Connection

Christian Bale, left, and Mark Wahlberg play brothers who are boxers in “The Fighter.” (Jojo Whilden/Paramount Pictures, via Associated Press) This morning Dick Howe noted for his FaceBook friends that for a recent edition of the New York Times - A. O. Scott has written an essay on class consciousness as reflected in today’s…

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