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The Best American Sports Writing 2004 (The Best American Series)

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard Ben Cramer (Editor), Glenn Stout (Series Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7604481M
ISBN 100618251391
ISBN 109780618251391

  The Best American Sports Writing Since its inception in , the Best American series has become the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. For each volume, a series editor reads pieces from hundreds of periodicals, then selects between fifty and Pages: Get this from a library! The Best American Sports Writing [Glenn Stout; Mike Lupica;] -- For sports fans and fans of great writing alike, this collection brings together the finest sports writing from the past year. The best-selling author Mike Lupica, one of America's most widely read.

The Best American Sports Writing book series by multiple authors includes books The Best American Sports Writing , The Best American Sports Writing , The Best American Sports Writing , and several more. See the complete Best American Sports Writing series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.   The book is both a condemnation and celebration of the small town culture that puts its young athletes on a pressure-filled pedestal. The New York Times Book Review described it as "a biting indictment of the sports craziness that grips most of American society, while at the same time providing a moving evocation of its powerful allure.".

  Sports writing from elsewhere mostly lived on a single shelf at the local Library, M in the old Dewey decimal system, where the old Best Sports Stories series, which began in , mostly. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Best American: The Best American Sports Writing (, Hardcover, Teacher's Edition of Textbook) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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