Only Game in Town Sportswriting from the New Yorker

ISBN-10: 0812979982
ISBN-13: 9780812979985
Edition: N/A
Authors: David Remnick
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/14/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

David Remnick was born on October 29, 1958 in Hackensack, N.J. and educated at Princeton University. He began his career at the Washington Post in 1982. In 1992, he became a staff writer for the New Yorker. Remnick's book, Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire, won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize in General Non-Fiction. The work deals with the last days of the Soviet Union, which Remnick witnessed firsthand as foreign correspondent to Moscow from the Washington Post. Remnick is the author of other works including The Devil Problem (And Other True Stories) published in 1996 and Resurrection: The Struggle for a New Russia in 1997. His most recent work, King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero, was published in 1998.

Introduction
From the Bleachers
The Web of the Game
Ahab and Nemesis
Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu
The Only Games in Town
Race Track
Immortals
A Sense of Where You Are
Ei �nico Matador
Net Worth
The Long Ride
Born Slippy
The Chosen One
Legend of a Sport
A Man-Child in Lotusland
Personal Best
Dangerous Game
The Running Novelist
Back to the Basement
Playing Doc's Games
Last of the Metrozoids
The Sandy Frazier Dream Team
A Deeper Game
Br'er Rabbit Ball
The Greens of Ireland
Tennis Personalities
Project Knuckleball
Game Plan
The Art of Failure
Out of Left Field
Swimming with Sharks
The National Pastime
SNO
Musher
Home and Away
No Obstacles
A Stud's Life

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