The Best American Sports Writing 2011: The Best American Series (Google eBook)

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Jane Leavy, Glenn Stout
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 4, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 384 pages
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The Best American Series®

First, Best, and Best-Selling

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country’s finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume’s series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected—and most popular—of its kind.

The Best American Sports Writing 2011 includes

Paul Solotaroff, Sally Jenkins, Wells Tower, John McPhee, David Dobbs, Wright Thompson, P. J. O’Rourke, Selena Roberts, and others


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User Review  - Leslie - Goodreads

One of the best -- maybe THE best -- of the "Sports Writing" books. Selected articles not only portray the inspirational ("Own goal" -- homeless USA soccer tournament), but the criminal ("USA swimming ... Read full review

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User Review  - Robert Martin - Goodreads

I've been reading these collections of stories since 1993, and I enjoy the newest version every year. It has become the go to present for whoever draws my name for our Christmas exchange. Great writing. Great reading. Great times. Thanks again BASW. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

JANE LEAVY is an award-winning former sportswriter and feature writer for the Washington Post. She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Sandy Koufax: A Lefty's Legacy and The Last Boy: Micky Mantle and the End of America's Childhood.

GLENN STOUT is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912.

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