A Kind of Grace: A Treasury of Sportswriting by Women

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Ron Rapoport
RDR Books, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 385 pages
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Ron Rapoport, popular commentator on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition" and Deputy Sports Editor at the Chicago Sun-Times, brings together sixty-six of America's top women sports-writers in this remarkable anthology. Funny, heartbreaking and beautifully written, these pieces will delight women and men of all ages.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION by Ron Rapoport
13
Womens Old Images Fading Rapidly
29
Real Trouble With Sports Illustrateds Swimsuit Issue
44
Mary Bacon Loses Her Final Race
65
On The Run No More
83
Hearts Of Gold In A Sea Of Gray
98
Our Tennis Courts Are Now A Graveyard
101
Skating On The Edge
114
Just Whose Job Is
192
The Riding Instructor
205
Out Of America
223
Why Arent Women Racing At Indy? Janet Guthrie Knows
238
Life On The
254
The Most Intimidating Game Of
267
My Mother My Rival
286
The Lady Who Rode Like A
301

The Lady In The White Silk Dress
131
A Dodo In Name Only
147
A Simply Perfect Match
161
Driving Force
175
Lieberman Loves Game In Spite Of All The Pain
317
No News Is Bad News
330
Hey Guys How About Just Saying
343
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Rapoport is a writer and editor at the Chicago Sun-Times.

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