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Title:
The only game in town : sportswriting from the New Yorker
Author:
Remnick, David.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xiv, 492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary:
From Tiger Woods to bullfighter Sidney Franklin, from the Chinese Olympics to the U.S. Open, the greatest plays and players, past and present, are all covered in "The Only Game in Town." At "The New Yorker, " it's not whether you win or lose--it's how you write about the game.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction / From the bleachers: Web of the game / Ahab and Nemesis / Hub fans bid Kid adieu / Only game in town / Race track / Immortals. A sense of where you are / Net worth / Long ride / Born slippy / Chosen one / Legend of the sport / A man-child in Lotusland / Personal best. Dangerous game / Running novelist / Back to the basement / Playing Doc's game / Last of the Metroziods / Sandy Frazier dream team / A deeper game. Br'er Rabbit ball / Greens of Ireland / Tennis personalities / Project knuckleball / Game plan / Art of failure / Out of left field. Swimming with sharks / National pastime / SNO / Musher / Home and away / No obstacles / A stud's life
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Added Uniform Title:
New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
ISBN:
9781400068029
Format :
Book