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The Standing Rabbit

The Best American Sports Writing of the Century Edited by David Halberstam

The Best American Sports Writing of the Century Edited by David Halberstam

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The Best American Sports Writing of the Century Edited by David Halberstam is a 776-page softcover published in 1999 by Houghton Mifflin Company.  There is some light surface wear to the cover, but is otherwise shows little evidence of use.

Book Summary

Since its inception, The Best American Sportswriting series has published the finest writing on sports by some of our most acclaimed writers, and in doing so has firmly established itself as the premier sports anthology.  Glen Stout, the series editor, and David Halberstam, "the Dimaggio of journalists," have selected the most brilliant gems from an entire century of sports writing.  The unprecedented collection features the work of:  Gay Talese, Tom Wolfe, Richard Ben Cramer, Brad Darrach, Heywood Broun, Westbrook Pegler, Bob Considine, Grantland Rice, Frank Graham, Red Smith, Stanley Woodmard, Murray Kempton, Dick Young, Jim Murray, DIane K. Shah, Mike Royko, Ring Lardner, Jimmy CVannon, Jimmy Breslin, John Updike, Al Stump, Hunter S. Thompson, George Plimpton, Frank Deford, David Remnick, Jon Krakauer, Norman Mailer...

ISBN:  0-395-94514-3

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