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Scribe : my life in sports

Author: Bob Ryan
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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A respected sportswriter for the "Boston Globe" traces his early love of sports, experiences as a dedicated fan, and human observations behind pivotal sports moments. --Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Named Person: Bob Ryan; Bob Ryan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Ryan
ISBN: 9781620405062 1620405067
OCLC Number: 884961398
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 326 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Shootaround: "Do you mind if I call red first?" --
"The sportster" --
Trenton born --
Trenton made --
Boston College --
Becoming a reporter --
Joining the club --
Take me out to the ball game --
"You'd eat that?" --
It was still in my blood --
"Now that's a foul!" --
Time to powder up --
The glorious NBA --
"I'll decide" --
ESPN --
This guy ain't no hick --
The Olympics --
Beat me, whip me, take my picture --
The sub heard round the world --
Smitten by a lady of low repute --
Bob Knight --
I can hardly believe it's legal --
Ending the curse --
Violence mixed with chivalry --
Doc and the 2008 champs --
The prince of pessimism --
Michael v. LeBron --
A good walk, always --
Can't live without music --
No complaints --
Short takes.
Responsibility: Bob Ryan.

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A respected sportswriter for the "Boston Globe" traces his early love of sports, experiences as a dedicated fan, and human observations behind pivotal sports moments. --Publisher's description.

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