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Title The best American sports writing 2016 / edited and with an introduction by Rick Telander ; Glenn Stout, series editor.

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    796 BES 2016    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description xxvi, 380 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The best American series
Best American series.
Note "A Mariner original."
Contents Foreword / Glenn Stout -- Introduction / Rick Telander -- It's only a few words, but it's motivation from Lynch / Matt Calkins -- Follow the white ball / Sam Knight -- Spun / Steve Friedman -- The king of tides / Kim Cross -- "Why him, why me?" / Eli Saslow -- Her decision, their life / Eric Moskowitz -- Board in the Florida suburbs / Chris Wiewiora -- Learn to dunk / Michael McKnight -- Going home / Chris van Leuven -- Zilong Wang and the cosmic tale of the white dragon horse and the karmic moonbeams of destiny that restored all faith in humanity / John Brant -- A long walk's end / William Browning -- The high life and fast times of Jim Dent / Michael J. Mooney -- Smack epidemic / L. Jon Wertheim and Ken Rodriguez -- The most dangerous man in football / Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wada -- Meet Mago, former heavyweight / Dan Berry -- He's the last boxer to beat Floyd Mayweather Jr., and he so regrets it / Sam Borden -- Stopping the fight / Brett Popplewell -- A woman fell from a stadium / Michael Rosenberg -- Hold on, boys / John Branch -- American hustle / Alexandra Starr -- Ruck and roll / Steve Rushin -- There's somebody ruthless on the way / Chris Jones -- The greatest hitter who ever lived on / Wright Thompson -- The Patriot way / Don van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham -- Rotten ice / Gretel Ehrlich -- About winning / Henley O'Brien.
Subject Sports literature -- United States.
Sports -- United States.
Sports journalism -- United States.
Genre/Form Essays.
Added Author Telander, Rick, editor.
Calkins, Matt. It's only a few words, but it's motivation from Lynch.
Knight, Sam (Samuel). Follow the white ball.
Ballard, Chris. Revenge of the nerds.
Friedman, Steve, 1955- Spun.
Cross, Kim (Kimberly Hisako), 1976- King of tides.
Saslow, Eli. Why him, why me?
Moscowitz, Eric. Her decision, their life.
Wiewiora, Chris. Board in the Florida suburbs.
McKnight, Michael. Learn to dunk.
Van Leuven, Chris. Going home.
ISBN 9780544617315

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