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The Norton book of sports, edited by George Plimpton

The Norton book of sports
The Norton book of sports
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edited by George Plimpton
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N6 1993
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non fiction
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The Norton book of sports, edited by George Plimpton
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Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Contents (cont.): Patrick Ewing takes a foul shot / Diane Ackerman (p.421) -- The hockey sweater / Roch Carrier (trans. Sheila Fischman) (p.422) -- Guy Lafleur / Ken Dryden (p.424) -- Skiers / Robert Penn Warren (p.430) -- Stymie--common folks / Joe H. Palmer (p.431) -- From Open net / George Plimpton (p.434) -- Scoring / Kent Cartwright (p.443) -- They also serve who only sit and sit and sit / Scott Ostler (p.444) -- Skier / Robert Francis (p.448) -- 99 reasons why baseball is better than football / Thomas Boswell (p.448) -- Classics; semi-classics / Lee Green; George Plimpton (p.453) -- Notes on contributors (p.475) -- Acknowledgments (p.483) -- Index (p.487)
  • Contents (cont.): Prothalamion / Maxine Kumin (p.209) -- Vince Lombardi / George Plimpton and William Curry (p.210) -- Hits and runs / Carl Sandburg (p.224) -- The best-known figure in England / Sir Bernard Darwin (p.224) -- Game old Merrimynn / James Joyce (p.228) -- Why Professor Waddems never broke a hundred / Don Marquis (p.230) -- You could look it up / James Thurber (p.237) -- Son of interesting losers / Tom Clark (p.250) -- Attitude / Garrison Keillor (p.252) -- Autumn (p.257). Autumn begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio / James Wright (p.259) -- Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer (p.259) -- Casey has struck out / Art Buchwald (p.262) -- The Hector Quesadilla story / T. Coraghessan Boyle (p.264) -- Mother / Anonymous (p.274)
  • Contents (cont.): Summer (p.117). On the ball / Roger Angell (p.119) -- What Shakespeare knew about baseball / Earl L. Dachslager (p.120) -- From Of time and the river / Thomas Wolfe (p.121) -- The thrill of the grass / W.P. Kinsella (p.121) -- A snorkeler's tale / Ira Berkow (p.129) -- Centre Court / John McPhee (p.131) -- The pro / John Updike (p.157) -- Alibi Ike / Ring Lardner (p.161) -- Nineteen big ones / David Allan Evans (p.178) -- Up at the hall / Roger Angell (p.181) -- Casey Stengel's secret / Clay Felker (p.200) -- A snapshot for Miss Bricka who lost in the semi-final round of the Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Tournament at Haverford, July, 1960 / Robert Wallace (p.204) -- Art Larsen / Gordon Forbes (p.205)
  • Contents (cont.): The last American hero / Tom Wolfe (p.275) -- Pele / Paul West (p.308) -- Sky diving / Richmond Lattimore (p.309) -- Fred Snodgrass / Lawrence Ritter (p.309) -- The crucial role fear plays in sports / Roger Kahn (p.329) -- The loser / Gay Talese (p.336) -- Polo Match / John Ciardi (p.353) -- Hub fans bid kid adieu / John Updike (p.355) -- 1951 : New york Giants 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 4 / Red Smith (p.367) -- Kaleidoscope : personality of the Babe / Robert W. Creamer (p.370) -- The Babe / Garrison Keillor (p.385) -- From End zone / Don DeLillo (p.389) -- Winter (p.397). The hockey poem / Robert Bly (p.399) -- A large number of persons / Paul Gallico (p.401) -- The fight / William Hazlitt (p.405) -- Sports / Bill Russell (p.409) -- Death (of Paret) / Norman Mailer (p.416)
  • Contents: Introduction (p.13) -- Spring (p.23). The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras County / Mark Twain (p.25) -- Morning workout / Babette Deutsch (p.30) -- The longest silence / Thomas McGuane (p.32) -- Old timers' day / Donald Hall (p.40) -- The feel / Paul Gallico (p.41) -- From Faster (with Peter Manso) / Jackie Stewart (p.50) -- Boxing with the naked eye / A.J. Liebling (p.55) -- A fan's notes on Earl Monroe / Woody Allen (p.64) -- Sports talk with a non-fan / Frederick C. Klein (p.72) -- From an exaltation of larks / James Lipton (p.74) -- Adventure's end / Sir Edmund Hillary (p.76) -- The heart of a goof / P.G. Wodehouse (p.87) -- Why pitchers can't hit / Jim Brosnan -- The old man and the tee / Wilfrid Sheed (p.110) -- A very solid book / Mike Royko (p.114)
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1st ed.
489 p.
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