Sports Illustrated: Fifty Years of Great Writing: 50th Anniversary 1954-2004

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Liberty Street, Oct 19, 2004 - Sports & Recreation - 560 pages
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A superlative anthology of the finest sports writing from the past fifty years of Sports Illustrated brings together the work of such acclaimed talents as Frank Deford, Rick Reilly, Dan Jenkins, Jimmy Breslin, Pete Dexter, Thomas McGuane, Budd Schulberg, Geroge Plimpton, John Steinbeck, William Faulkner, and other acclaimed authors who reflect on important moments in American sports history. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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This spirited volume offers more than 50 of the finest selections from America's preeminent sports publication of the past half-century. Frank Deford makes three offerings, including a retrospective ... Read full review


Introduction by terry mcdonell
The Players
The Boxer and the Blonde by Frank deford

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