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More than a game : the best of Alf Van Hoose

Author: Alf Van Hoose; Creg Stephenson; Edward Mullins; University of Alabama. College of Communication and Information Sciences.; University of Alabama. Center for Community-Based Partnerships.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009.
Series: Fire ant books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The best work of one of Alabama's longest-serving and most beloved sports journalists. Although he spent 43 years at the same job, Alf Van Hoose was not a man limited by the boundaries of his profession. As Birmingham News sports editor for 21 years and a columnist for a decade before that, Van Hoose helped define a city, a state, and a region largely known for sports. He was the writer of record for some of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2009005078
(OCoLC)302414679
Named Person: Alf Van Hoose; Alf Van Hoose
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alf Van Hoose; Creg Stephenson; Edward Mullins; University of Alabama. College of Communication and Information Sciences.; University of Alabama. Center for Community-Based Partnerships.
ISBN: 9780817381097 0817381090
OCLC Number: 760161661
Notes: Includes index.
"A publication of the College of Communication and Information Sciences and the Center for Community-Based Partnerships, the University of Alabama."
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 156 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword by Susanna Van Hoose Feld; Introduction: The Van Hoose Style by Creg Stephenson; 1. Early Days, 1947-1959; 2. Interlude, Vietnam, 1966; 3. Glory Days, 1959-1983; 4. Final Days, 1983-1990; 5. Denouement: Back to Bastogne and Beyond, 1989; Index; About the Author.
Series Title: Fire ant books.
Responsibility: edited by Creg Stephenson and Ed Mullins.

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As ""The Birmingham News"" sports editor for 21 years and a columnist for a decade before that, Van Hoose helped define a city, a state, and a region largely known for sports. This book contains 90  Read more...

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The smaller cities in the hinterland produce first-rate sportswriters, as I learned when I came to know Alf Van Hoose.... He produced some of the most compact and chiseled prose I have ever read on a Read more...

 
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