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The best American sports writing. 2011

Author: Jane Leavy; Glenn Stout
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Mariner/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.
Series: Best American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents essays about sports chosen from magazines and newspapers published in 2011, on topics ranging from bullfighting to basketball, baseball, and boxing.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Leavy; Glenn Stout
ISBN: 9780547336961 0547336969
OCLC Number: 694830038
Description: xv, 350 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Risks, danger always in play / John Powers --
Breathless / Chris Jones --
The surfing savant / Paul Solotaroff --
School of fight : learning to brawl with the hockey goons of tomorrow / Jake Bogoch --
The franchise / Patrick Hruby --
Eight seconds / Michael Farber --
ABC news investigation : USA swimming coaches molested, secretly taped dozens of teen swimmers / Megan Churchmach and Avni Patel --
Own goal / Wells tower --
Culture of silence gives free rein to male athletes / Sally Jenkins --
High school dissonance / Selena Roberts --
Gentling Cheatgrass / Sterry Butcher --
Pride of a nation / S.L. Price --
The crash / Robert Sanchez --
The patch / John McPhee --
Fetch daddy a drink / P.J. O'Rourke --
Trick plays / Yoni Brenner --
The short history of an ear / Mark Pearson --
If you think it, they will win / Bill Shaikin --
The dirtiest player / Jason Fagone --
Old college try / Tom Friend --
Dusty Baker a symbol of perseverance / Howard Bryant --
Icarus 2010 / Craig Vetter --
Danny Way and the gift of fear / Bret Anthony Johnston --
The tight collar / David Dobbs --
Life goes on / Mark Kram Jr. --
The courage of Jill Costello / Chris Ballard --
Above and beyond / Wright Thompson --
A $t gift that opens him up / Bill Plaschke --
New Mike, old Christine / Nancy Hass.
Series Title: Best American series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Jane Leavy ; Glenn Stout, series editor.

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Presents essays about sports chosen from magazines and newspapers published in 2011, on topics ranging from bullfighting to basketball, baseball, and boxing.

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