The Best American Sports Writing 2006 (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The Best American Sports Writing 2006
Checking...

The Best American Sports Writing 2006

Author: Glenn Stout; Michael Lewis
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents a collection of over twenty-five articles about sports, originally published in 2005 and selected by editor Michael Lewis, including pieces by David Grann, Jon Wertheim, Kurt Streeter, and more.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Sports stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Stout; Michael Lewis
ISBN: 0618470212 9780618470211 0618470220 9780618470228
OCLC Number: 71777626
Description: xxiii, 386 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: There is nothing special about Kyle Maynard (from Men's Journal) / Paul Solotaroff --
Desire without end (from the New Orleans Times-Picayune) / Jeff Duncan --
The girl (from The Los Angeles Times) / Kurt Streeter --
Flipping out (from Texas Monthly) / Pamela Colloff --
Dirty moves (from The Los Angeles Times Magazine) / James Brown --
Driving lessons (from Travel and Leisure Golf) / Steve Friedman --
Card stud (from The New York Times Magazine) / Pat Jordan --
A tormented soul (from ESPN.com) / Greg Garber --
Stealing time (from The New Yorker) / David Grann --
Standing still (from Bicycling) / Dan Koeppel --
Fallen angel (from Los Angeles) / Steve Oney --
The sprinter (from Sports Illustrated) / S.L. Price --
Saved by sports (from Sports Illustrated) / L. Jon Wertheim --
The unnatural natural (from The Los Angeles Times Magazine) / J.R. Moehringer --
The cult of the general manager (from Slate.com) / Neal Pollack --
What goes ninety-five miles per hour for seventeen days straight through mud, sand, high-speed smashups, and marauding bandits (from Men's Journal) / Jonathan Miles --
The shadow boxer (from Sports Illustrated) / Gary Smith --
She's here she's queer she's fired (from Sports Illustrated) / Pamela Colloff --
So you wanna be a cowboy (from The Pitch) / Ben Paynter --
Mom's the word (from Newsday) / Jeff Pearlman --
XXL (from The Miami Herald) / Linda Robertson --
Clang (from The New York Times Magazine) / Michael Sokolove --
Brooklyn Heights (from Texas Monthly) / Katy Vine --
The magician (from The Atlantic Monthly) / Pat Jordan --
Making the time count (from The Los Angeles Times) / Kurt Streeter --
Raising the dead (from Outside) / Tim Zimmermann --
A (fishing) hole in one (from The Los Angeles Times Magazine) / Charlie Schroeder.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Michael Lewis ; Glenn Stout, series editor.

Abstract:

Presents a collection of over twenty-five articles about sports, originally published in 2005 and selected by editor Michael Lewis, including pieces by David Grann, Jon Wertheim, Kurt Streeter, and more.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.