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The best American sports writing. 2017

Author: Howard BryantGlenn StoutRick TelanderPat JordanDave SheininAll authors
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. ©2017
Series: Best American series.; Best American sports writing series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of top-selected sports writing from the past year is culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty publications as well as a variety of leading sports blogs.
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Genre/Form: Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Bryant; Glenn Stout; Rick Telander; Pat Jordan; Dave Sheinin; David Remnick; Kurt Streeter; Jesse Katz; Luke Cyphers; Alexis Okeowo; Ruth Padawer; S L Price; John Branch, (Sports reporter); Patrick Hruby, (Journalist); Bomani Jones; Dave Zirin; John Colapinto; Don Van Natta; George Dohrmann; Grayson Schaffer; Jon Billman; Wright Thompson; Terrence McCoy; Sean Flynn; Tim Elfrink; Jeff Maysh; Dan Barry; Louisa Thomas; Roger Angell
ISBN: 9780544821552 0544821556
OCLC Number: 1004746856
Notes: "A Mariner original."
Description: xxix, 377 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: William Perry / Rick Telander --
Barry Switzer laughs last / Pat Jordan --
A wonderful life / Dave Sheninin --
The outsized life of Muhammad Ali / David Remnick --
The spirit of a legend / Kurt Streeter --
26.2 to life / Jesse Katz --
Lost in America / Luke Cyphers and Teri Thompson --
The away team / Alexis Okeowo --
Too fast to be female / Ruth Padawer --
The longest run / S. L. Price --
Why Steve Kerr sees life beyond the court / John Branch --
Four years student-athlete / Patrick Hruby --
Kaepernick is asking for justice, not peace / Bomani Jones --
Andrew Cuomo would have blacklisted Muhammad Ali / Dave Zirin --
Some very dirty trick / John Colapinto --
Welcome to the big time / Don Van Natta Jr. --
Hooked for life / George Dohrmann --
The most successful female Everest climber of all time is a housekeeper in Hartford, Connecticut / Grayson Schaffer --
(Long) gone girl / Jon Billman --
The secret history of Tiger Woods / Wright Thompson --
Today, her whole life is a free skate / Terrence McCoy --
The shooter and the saint / Sean Flynn --
Sucker punch / Tim Elfrink --
Why one woman pretended to be a high-school cheerleader / Jeff Maysh --
Hit man / Dan Barry --
Serena Williams, Andy Murray and a political Wimbledon / Louisa Thomas --
Almost there / Roger Angell.
Series Title: Best American series.; Best American sports writing series.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Howard Bryant ; Glenn Stout, series editor.

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An anthology of top-selected sports writing from the past year is culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty publications as well as a variety of leading sports blogs.

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