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Best Sports Writing of Pat Jordan

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ISBN-10: 0892553391

ISBN-13: 9780892553396

Edition: 2008

Authors: Alex Belth, Alex Belth, Alex Belth

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A highly-entertaining collection of sports journalism from a forty-year veteran. For decades, Pat Jordan has been one of the best sports writers in America. This engrossing book compiles twenty-six features from throughout his career, among them his most famous magazine pieces and a small selection of previously unpublished gems. Included is an exciting selection of Jordan's profiles of sports legends such as Wilt Chamberlain, Tom Seaver, Greg Louganis, Venus and Serena Williamseach one frank, insightful, and saltyas well as an extraordinary sampling of the pieces with which Jordan made his name: those about athletes who are obscure, unsuccessful, or have fallen from grace. Whether…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Persea Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 0.64" wide x 0.92" long x 0.14" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Author's Note
Roger Clemens Refuses to Grow Up
Breakers West Where the Kissing Never Stops
The Fanciest Diver
Trouble in Paradise
The Magician
Wilt in Winter
The Italian Prince
How the Boston Bruins Flaunt Their Muscles
Conversations with the Dinosaur
The Two Faces of Prime Time
King Rat
The Noble Turtle
Of Memory, Death, and the Automobile
The Best of Friends
No Joy in Sorrento: A Baseball Myth Strikes Out
The Pork
Is This Man the Future of Poker?
War of the Roses
Duquesne, PA
Thin Mountain Air
A Ridiculous Will
Renee's Retreat
The Curious Childhood of an Eleven-Year-Old Beauty Queen
The Outcast
The Fan
A Mound of Troubles
Q & A with Pat Jordan