The Best American Sports Writing of the Century

November 14, 2003|
The Best American Sports Writing of the Century by David Halberstam
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The Best American Sports Writing of the Century showcases the best sports journalists of the twentieth century, from Jimmy Cannon, Red Smith, William Mack, Gary Smith, and Frank Deford to A. J. Liebling, Tom Wolfe, and Hunter S. Thompson, and includes such classics as "What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?" by Richard Ben Cramer, "Louis Knocks Out Schmeling" by Bob Considine, and "The Rocky Road of Pistol Pete" by W. C. Heinz. This outstanding collection captures not only the century's greatest moments in baseball, boxing, horseracing, golf, and tennis, but some of the finest writing of our time. Guest editor David Halberstam is the author of The Reckoning, The Summer of Forty-Nine, The Breaks of the Game, and The Children. Series editor Glenn Stout has written biographies of Joe DiMaggio, Ted Williams, and Jackie Robinson.
David Halberstam is the author of The Reckoning, The Summer of Forty-Nine, The Children, and Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made. GLENN STOUT is a freelance writer, author, and editorial consultant and has served as series editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception. He is the author of Y...
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Title:The Best American Sports Writing of the Century
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:816 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.98 in
Shipping dimensions:816 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.98 in
Published:November 14, 2003
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780395945148

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