Best American Sports Writing 2006

ISBN-10: 0618470220

ISBN-13: 9780618470228

Edition: 2006

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Description: Acclaimed nonfiction writer Michael Lewis edits this latest volume of the best sports writing from the past year. Known for his insightful mix of business and sports reporting, Lewis brings a unique look at the world of sports today. Contributors include Gary Smith, Pat Jordan, Paul Solotaroff, Linda Robertson, L. Jon Wertheim, and others.

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Glenn Stout has been the series editor of "The Best American Sports Writing" since its inception & has written three illustrated biographies with Richard A. Johnson: "Ted Williams," "Joe DiMaggio," & "Jackie Robinson." He lives in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

Foreword
Introduction
There Is Nothing Special About Kyle Maynard...
from Men's Journal
Desire Without End
from The New Orleans Times-Picayune
The Girl
from The Los Angeles Times
Flipping Out
from Texas Monthly
Dirty Moves
from The Los Angeles Times Magazine
Driving Lessons
from Travel and Leisure Golf
Card Stud
from The New York Times Magazine
A Tormented Soul
from ESPN.com
Stealing Time
from The New Yorker
Standing Still
from Bicycling
Fallen Angel
from Los Angeles
The Sprinter
from Sports Illustrated
Saved by Sports
from Sports Illustrated
The Unnatural Natural
from The Los Angeles Times Magazine
The Cult of the General Manager
from Slate.com
What Goes Ninety-five Miles per Hour for Seventeen Days Straight Through Mud, Sand, High-Speed Smash-ups, and Marauding Bandits?
from Men's Journal
The Shadow Boxer
from Sports Illustrated
She's Here. She's Queer. She's Fired
from Texas Monthly
So You Wanna Be a Cowboy?
from The Pitch
Mom's the Word
from Newsday
XXL
from The Miami Herald
Clang!
from The New York Times Magazine
Brooklyn Heights
from Texas Monthly
The Magician
from The Atlantic Monthly
Making the Time Count
from The Los Angeles Times
Raising the Dead
from Outside
A (Fishing) Hole in One
from The Los Angeles Times Magazine
Contributors' Notes
Notable Sports Writing of 2005
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