The only game in town : sportswriting from the New Yorker
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New York : Random House, [2010].
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For more than eighty years, The New Yorker has been home to some of the toughest, wisest, funniest, and most moving sportswriting around. Featuring brilliant reportage and analysis, profound profiles of pros, and tributes to the amateur in all of us, The Only Game in Town is a classic collection from a magazine with a deep bench.Including such authors as Roger Angell and John Updike, both of them synonymous with New Yorker sportswriting, The Only Game in Town also features greats like John McPhee and Don DeLillo. Hall of Famer Ring Lardner is here, bemoaning the lowering of standards for baseball achievement—in 1930. A. J. Liebling inimitably portrays the 1955 Rocky Marciano–Archie Moore bout as “Ahab and Nemesis . . . man against history,” and John Cheever pens a story about a boy’s troubled relationship with his father and “The National Pastime.”From Tiger Woods to bullfighter Sidney Franklin, from the Chinese Olympics to the U.S. Open, the greatest plays and players, past and present, are all covered in The Only Game in Town. At The New Yorker, it’s not whether you win or lose—it’s how you write about the game.
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First edition.
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xiv, 492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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English
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9781400068029 (alk. paper), 1400068029 (alk. paper)
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Remnick, D. (2010). The only game in town: sportswriting from the New Yorker. First edition. New York: Random House.

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Remnick, David. 2010. The Only Game in Town: Sportswriting From the New Yorker. New York: Random House.

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Remnick, David, The Only Game in Town: Sportswriting From the New Yorker. New York: Random House, 2010.

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Remnick, David. The Only Game in Town: Sportswriting From the New Yorker. First edition. New York: Random House, 2010. Print.

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