Rules of the Game The Best Sports Writing from Harper's Magazine

ISBN-10: 1879957582
ISBN-13: 9781879957589
Authors: Matthew Stevenson, Michael Martin
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Harper's Magazine has been America's preeminent monthly periodical for more than 150 years. Rules of the Game: The Best Sports Writing from Harper's Magazine takes a look into this storied magazine's unparalleled archive and uncovers funny, touching, exciting, intriguing stories of the sporting life, both professional and amateur, and what it means to us. These essays show that how we play and write about sports not only reflect our nation's character, but challenge it. Including stories from Mark Twain and James B. Connolly at the turn of the twentieth century, visiting with George Plimpton, Tom Wolfe, Bill Cardoso, and A. Bartlett Giamatti along the way, and continuing with Lewis Lapham,…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Harper's Magazine Foundation Number of pages: 336 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.188 lbs. Language: English