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The Norton book of sports, edited by George Plimpton

Label
The Norton book of sports
Title
The Norton book of sports
Statement of responsibility
edited by George Plimpton
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810.8/0355
Index
index present
LC call number
PS509.S65
LC item number
N6 1993
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • American literature
  • English literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The Norton book of sports, edited by George Plimpton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Donald Hall.
  • Gay Talese.
  • "Polo Match"
  • John Ciardi.
  • "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu"
  • John Updike.
  • "1951: New York Giants 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 4"
  • Red Smith.
  • "Kaleidoscope: Personality of the Babe"
  • Robert W. Creamer.
  • "The Babe "
  • "The Feel"
  • Garrison Keillor.
  • From End Zone
  • Don DeLillo
  • Winter.
  • "The Hockey Poem"
  • Robert Bly.
  • "A Large Number of Persons"
  • Paul Gallico.
  • "The Fight"
  • William Hazlitt.
  • Paul Gallico.
  • "Sports"
  • Bill Russell.
  • "Death [of Paret]"
  • Norman Mailer.
  • "Patrick Ewing Takes a Foul Shot"
  • Diane Ackerman.
  • "The Hockey Sweater"
  • Roch Carrier.
  • "Guy Lafleur"
  • Ken Dryden.
  • From Faster
  • "Skiers"
  • Robert Penn Warren.
  • "Stymie--Common Folks"
  • Joe H. Palmer.
  • From Open Net
  • George Plimpton.
  • "Scoring"
  • Kent Cartwright.
  • "They Also Serve Who Only Sit and Sit and Sit"
  • Scott Ostler.
  • Jackie Stewart and Peter Manso.
  • "Skier"
  • Robert Francis.
  • "99 Reasons Why Baseball Is Better than Football"
  • Thomas Boswell.
  • "Classics"; "Semi-Classics"
  • Lee Green and George Plimpton
  • "Boxing with the Naked Eye"
  • A.J. Liebling.
  • "A Fan's Notes on Earl Monroe "
  • Woody Allen.
  • "Sports Talk with a Non-Fan"
  • Spring.
  • Frederick G. Klein.
  • From An Exaltation of Larks
  • James Lipton.
  • "Adventure's End"
  • Edmund Hillary.
  • "The Heart of a Goof"
  • P. G. Wodehouse.
  • "Why Pitchers Can't Hit"
  • Jim Brosnan.
  • "The Old Man and the Tee "
  • "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
  • Wilfrid Sheed.
  • "A Very Solid Book"
  • Mike Royko
  • Summer.
  • "On the Ball"
  • Roger Angell.
  • "What Shakespeare Knew about Baseball"
  • Earl L. Dachslager.
  • From Of Time and the River
  • Thomas Wolfe.
  • Mark Twain.
  • "The Thrill of the Grass"
  • W. P. Kinsella.
  • "A Snorkeler's Tale"
  • Ira Berkow.
  • "Centre Court"
  • John McPhee.
  • "The Pro"
  • John Updike.
  • "Alibi Ike"
  • Ring Lardner.
  • "Morning Workout"
  • "Nineteen Big Ones"
  • David Allan Evans.
  • "Up at the Hall "
  • Roger Angell.
  • "Casey Stengel's Secret"
  • Clay Felker.
  • "A Snapshot for Miss Bricka Who Lost in the Semi-Final Round of the Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Tournament at Haverford, July, 1960"
  • Robert Wallace.
  • "Art Larsen"
  • Gordon Forbes.
  • Babette Deutsch.
  • "Prothalamion"
  • Maxine Kumin.
  • "Vince Lombardi"
  • George Plimpton and William Curry.
  • "Hits and Runs"
  • Carl Sandburg.
  • "The Best-Known Figure in England"
  • Bernard Darwin.
  • "Game Old Merrimynn"
  • James Joyce.
  • "The Longest Silence"
  • "Why Professor Waddems Never Broke a Hundred"
  • Don Marquis.
  • "You Could Look It Up"
  • James Thurber.
  • "Son of Interesting Losers"
  • Tom Clark.
  • "Attitude"
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Autumn.
  • "Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio"
  • Thomas McGuane.
  • James Wright.
  • "Casey at the Bat"
  • Ernest Lawrence Thayer.
  • "Casey Has Struck Out"
  • Art Buchwald.
  • "The Hector Quesadilla Story"
  • T. Coraghessan Boyle.
  • "Mother"
  • Anonymous.
  • "The Last American Hero"
  • "Old Timers' Day"
  • Tom Wolfe.
  • "Pele"
  • Paul West.
  • "Sky Diving"
  • Richmond Lattimore.
  • "Fred Snodgrass"
  • Lawrence Ritter.
  • "The Crucial Role Fear Plays in Sports"
  • Roger Kahn.
  • "The Loser"
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
489 p.
Isbn
9780393030402
Lccn
92009601
System control number
  • OCM25550979
  • CARL025550979
Label
The Norton book of sports, edited by George Plimpton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Donald Hall.
  • Gay Talese.
  • "Polo Match"
  • John Ciardi.
  • "Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu"
  • John Updike.
  • "1951: New York Giants 5, Brooklyn Dodgers 4"
  • Red Smith.
  • "Kaleidoscope: Personality of the Babe"
  • Robert W. Creamer.
  • "The Babe "
  • "The Feel"
  • Garrison Keillor.
  • From End Zone
  • Don DeLillo
  • Winter.
  • "The Hockey Poem"
  • Robert Bly.
  • "A Large Number of Persons"
  • Paul Gallico.
  • "The Fight"
  • William Hazlitt.
  • Paul Gallico.
  • "Sports"
  • Bill Russell.
  • "Death [of Paret]"
  • Norman Mailer.
  • "Patrick Ewing Takes a Foul Shot"
  • Diane Ackerman.
  • "The Hockey Sweater"
  • Roch Carrier.
  • "Guy Lafleur"
  • Ken Dryden.
  • From Faster
  • "Skiers"
  • Robert Penn Warren.
  • "Stymie--Common Folks"
  • Joe H. Palmer.
  • From Open Net
  • George Plimpton.
  • "Scoring"
  • Kent Cartwright.
  • "They Also Serve Who Only Sit and Sit and Sit"
  • Scott Ostler.
  • Jackie Stewart and Peter Manso.
  • "Skier"
  • Robert Francis.
  • "99 Reasons Why Baseball Is Better than Football"
  • Thomas Boswell.
  • "Classics"; "Semi-Classics"
  • Lee Green and George Plimpton
  • "Boxing with the Naked Eye"
  • A.J. Liebling.
  • "A Fan's Notes on Earl Monroe "
  • Woody Allen.
  • "Sports Talk with a Non-Fan"
  • Spring.
  • Frederick G. Klein.
  • From An Exaltation of Larks
  • James Lipton.
  • "Adventure's End"
  • Edmund Hillary.
  • "The Heart of a Goof"
  • P. G. Wodehouse.
  • "Why Pitchers Can't Hit"
  • Jim Brosnan.
  • "The Old Man and the Tee "
  • "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
  • Wilfrid Sheed.
  • "A Very Solid Book"
  • Mike Royko
  • Summer.
  • "On the Ball"
  • Roger Angell.
  • "What Shakespeare Knew about Baseball"
  • Earl L. Dachslager.
  • From Of Time and the River
  • Thomas Wolfe.
  • Mark Twain.
  • "The Thrill of the Grass"
  • W. P. Kinsella.
  • "A Snorkeler's Tale"
  • Ira Berkow.
  • "Centre Court"
  • John McPhee.
  • "The Pro"
  • John Updike.
  • "Alibi Ike"
  • Ring Lardner.
  • "Morning Workout"
  • "Nineteen Big Ones"
  • David Allan Evans.
  • "Up at the Hall "
  • Roger Angell.
  • "Casey Stengel's Secret"
  • Clay Felker.
  • "A Snapshot for Miss Bricka Who Lost in the Semi-Final Round of the Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Tournament at Haverford, July, 1960"
  • Robert Wallace.
  • "Art Larsen"
  • Gordon Forbes.
  • Babette Deutsch.
  • "Prothalamion"
  • Maxine Kumin.
  • "Vince Lombardi"
  • George Plimpton and William Curry.
  • "Hits and Runs"
  • Carl Sandburg.
  • "The Best-Known Figure in England"
  • Bernard Darwin.
  • "Game Old Merrimynn"
  • James Joyce.
  • "The Longest Silence"
  • "Why Professor Waddems Never Broke a Hundred"
  • Don Marquis.
  • "You Could Look It Up"
  • James Thurber.
  • "Son of Interesting Losers"
  • Tom Clark.
  • "Attitude"
  • Garrison Keillor
  • Autumn.
  • "Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio"
  • Thomas McGuane.
  • James Wright.
  • "Casey at the Bat"
  • Ernest Lawrence Thayer.
  • "Casey Has Struck Out"
  • Art Buchwald.
  • "The Hector Quesadilla Story"
  • T. Coraghessan Boyle.
  • "Mother"
  • Anonymous.
  • "The Last American Hero"
  • "Old Timers' Day"
  • Tom Wolfe.
  • "Pele"
  • Paul West.
  • "Sky Diving"
  • Richmond Lattimore.
  • "Fred Snodgrass"
  • Lawrence Ritter.
  • "The Crucial Role Fear Plays in Sports"
  • Roger Kahn.
  • "The Loser"
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
489 p.
Isbn
9780393030402
Lccn
92009601
System control number
  • OCM25550979
  • CARL025550979

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