Skip to content

Motion American Sports Poems

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 0877457557

ISBN-13: 9780877457558

Edition: 2001

Authors: Noah Blaustein, John Edgar Wideman

List price: $22.50
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $22.50
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Iowa Press
Publication date: 4/27/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 274
Size: 6.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Writer John Edgar Wideman was born in Washington, D. C., on June 14, 1941. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, studied at Oxford University, and was the second African American to become a Rhodes Scholar. He taught at the University of Pennsylvania and eventually founded and chaired the African American studies department. He also taught at the University of Wyoming and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Wideman is the author of more than a dozen books. Sent for You Yesterday won a PEN/Faulkner Award in 1984, and Philadelphia Fire received one a decade later. Fatheralong was a finalist for the National Book Award (1994) and Brothers and Keepers was a finalist for the…    

Foreword
Preface
Pumping Ironp. 1
Eventp. 2
Late Roundp. 4
Narrative: Alip. 5
Penancep. 13
Why We Play Basketballp. 14
The Jogger on Riverside Drive, 5:00 A.M.p. 19
To Satchp. 20
Locker Room Etiquettep. 21
A Dream of the Ring: The Great Jack Johnsonp. 24
Called Up: Tinker to Evers to Chancep. 25
Liftingp. 28
Slowp. 30
What They Do to You in Distant Placesp. 32
The Fishp. 34
Water & Sightp. 37
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.