Charles Willeford: Cockfighter (UK 2014)
From the Publisher:
Frank Mansfield is the cockfighter, a man obsessed with an illegal sport which is unspeakably cruel, unthinkably bloody - and incredibly exciting. His pursuit of the champion's medal takes him into the seamy underbelly of rural Southern life - into the hot, dusty small-town circuits, where greed and corruption vie only with lust and violence...
Charles Willeford: Cockfighter. With a Foreword by Lawrence Block. The Murder Room / Orion Books, ISBN: 9781471914379 (August, 2014), eBook, 846 KB (ca. 224 p.), £4.99.