Norton Book Of Sports by George PlimptonNorton Book Of Sports by George Plimpton

Norton Book Of Sports

byGeorge Plimpton

Hardcover | November 1, 1991

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When it comes to popularity, American enthusiasm for sports is right up there with mom and apple pie. From this long love affair with the games of men and boys--and, increasingly, women--has sprung a vast literature that moves across fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Now Plimpton has compiled an incredible collection of the best sports writing ever.
George Ames Plimpton was born March 18, 1927. He was educated first at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, and then spent four years at Harvard majoring in English and editing the Harvard Lampoon, followed by two at King's College, Cambridge. Before he left for Cambridge, he served as a tank driver in Italy for the U.S. Army from...
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Title:Norton Book Of SportsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:500 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1 inPublished:November 1, 1991Publisher:W W Norton

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0393030407

ISBN - 13:9780393030402

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When it comes to popularity, American enthusiasm for sports is right up there with mom and apple pie. From this long love affair with the games of men and boys--and, increasingly, women--has sprung a vast literature that moves across fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Now Plimpton has compiled an incredible collection of the best sports writing ever