The Best American Sports Writing of the Century

The Best American Sports Writing of the Century
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Download or read book The Best American Sports Writing of the Century written by David Halberstam and published by . This book was released on 1999 with total page 824 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Capturing the century's greatest moments in every sport from basseball to chess, these authors (Red Smith, Tom Boswell, John Updike, Jim Murray, Norman Mailer, W.C. Heinz, Tom Wolfe, Jimmy Breslin, Dick Schaap, David Remnick, Ring Lardner, Gay Talese, William Nack, Frank Deford, George Plimpton, Jon Krakauer) and their subjects (including Joe DiMaggio, Secretariat, Bobby Knight, and Muhammad Ali) reflect the rising societal importance of sports in this century, showing how sports have been shaped by such monumental events as war, the civil rights movement, and the changing economyomy.


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