The Best American Sports Writing 2013

The Best American Sports Writing 2013

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J. R. Moehringer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning feature writer and the author of The Tender Bar, has selected the best in sports writing from the past year. Chosen from more than 350 national, regional, and specialty publications and, increasingly, the top sports blogs, this collection showcases those journalists who are at the top of their more

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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 137.16 x 208.28 x 27.94mm | 294.83g
  • Mariner Books
  • United States
  • English
  • New.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0547884605
  • 9780547884608
  • 289,535

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"The emotional richness of the pieces selected by Moehringer and Stout defines this frequently riveting collection." -- Publishers Weekly "Excellent . . . A no-brainer pickup for the sports collection." -- Booklist "An affirmation of the strong state of American sportswriting." -- Kirkus Reviewsshow more

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The Best American Series(r) First, Best, and Best-Selling The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected and most popular of its kind. The Best American Sports Writing 2013 includes Wright Thompson, Paul Solotaroff, Gary Smith, Karen Russell, Barry Bearak, Charles Siebert, David Simon, Bill Littlefield, and others [insert author photo] J. R. Moehringer, editor, won a Pulitzer Prize in 2000 for his feature writing. He is the author of the much-beloved memoir The Tender Bar and the best-selling historical novel Sutton, and was the collaborator on Andre Agassi's Open: An Autobiography. Look for the other best-selling titles in the Best American series: The Best American Comics The Best American Essays The Best American Infographics The Best American Mystery Stories The Best American Nonrequired Reading The Best American Science and Nature Writing The Best American Short Stories The Best American Travel Writing "show more

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