Best American Sports Writing 1999

ISBN-10: 0395930561
ISBN-13: 9780395930564
Authors: Richard Ford, Glenn Stout, Glenn Stout, Richard Ford
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Well established as the premier sports anthology, The Best American Sports Writing embraces the world of sports in all its drama, humanity, and excitement. This year's illustrious contributors join the ranks of such celebrated writers as George Plimpton, David Remnick, and David Halberstam. Their exceptional talent and experience continue the series' tradition of excellence, which prompted the Boston Globe to hail it as a "venerable institution".

Author bio:

He was born in Jackson, Mississippi, in 1994 & grew up there & in Little Rock, Arkansas. He graduated from Michigan State University & received an M. F. A. in 1970 from the University of California at Irvine. He has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts & American Academy of Arts & Letters Award for Literature. He was also given the 1994 Rea Award. In 2001 he was awarded the PEN/Malamud prize.

Glenn Stout has been the series editor of "The Best American Sports Writing" since its inception & has written three illustrated biographies with Richard A. Johnson: "Ted Williams," "Joe DiMaggio," & "Jackie Robinson." He lives in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company Number of pages: 272 Dimensions: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.990 lbs. Language: English