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Great stories from the world of sport

Author: Peter Schwed; Herbert Warren Wind
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1958.
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A novel and three novelettes, plus short stories, and excerpts from novels, about various sports.
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Genre/Form: Sports stories
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Schwed, Peter.
Great stories from the world of sport.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1958
(OCoLC)760085640
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Schwed; Herbert Warren Wind
OCLC Number: 1379697
Description: 3 volumes ; 22 cm
Contents: v. 1. Bang the drum slowly / by Mark Harris --
Fifty grand / by Ernest Hemingway --
A friend in need / by W. Somerset Maugham --
The last chance / by Charles E. Van Loan --
Mountain madness / by Tom Hopkinson --
The heart of a goof / by P.G. Wodehouse --
Mr. Feasey / by Roald Dahl --
The humming bird / by Owen Johnson --
The decline of sport / by E.B. White --
Happy ending / by Alfred F. Loomis --
Silver Blaze / by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
A full day's hunting / by Leo Tolstoy --
Now hear the cattle / by Richard Llewellyn --
The match at Fordenden / by A.G. Macdonell --
El Gallardo / by Vicente Blasco Ibañez --
v. 2. The bear / by William Faulkner --
A wedding gift / by John Taintor Foote --
Fatal gesture / by John Taintor Foote --
The mother of a champion / by John R. Tunis --
A piece of steak / by Jack London --
Bowman's glory / by Weston Martyr --
The clicking of Cuthbert / by P.G. Wodehouse --
Brooklyns lose / by William Heuman --
The boat race murder / by David Winser --
Pick the winner / by Damon Runyon --
The eighty-yard run / by Irwin Shaw --
Horseshoes / by Ring Lardner --
Picture if you will--
/ by Robert Lewis Taylor --
The Grand National / by Enid Bagnold --
So good for the boys / by Evelyn Waugh --
Snow world / by Thomas Mann --
v. 3. Rackety rax / by Joel Sayre --
The haunted major / by Robert Marshall --
Lisheen races, second-hand / by Somerville & Ross --
A misdeal / Somerville & Ross --
Alibi Ike / by Ring Lardner --
Tennis / by Roger Angell --
See how they run / by George Harmon Coxe --
Love / by Guy de Maupassant --
The man from Cap d'Amour / by Thomas H. Raddall --
Light tackle / by Philip Wylie --
The Maltese cat / by Rudyard Kipling --
The zealots of Cranston Tech / by Archie Oldham --
You could look it up / by James Thurber --
Ali the terrible Turk / by Gerald Kersh --
Fifty and eight / by Allan Seager --
A session in Stillman's gym / by Budd Schulberg --
Vronsky's steeplechase / by Leo Tolstoy.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Schwed and Herbert Warren Wind.

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A novel and three novelettes, plus short stories, and excerpts from novels, about various sports.

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