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The best American sports writing 2015

Wright Thompson

The best American sports writing 2015

by Wright Thompson

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    Subjects:
  • Sports journalism,
  • American essays,
  • Sports literature,
  • Sports

  • About the Edition

    For twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the past year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital publications. Wright Thompson, a senior writer for ESPN.com and ESPN: The Magazine, proves more than up to the task by curating this truly exceptional collection. The only shared trait among all these diverse stories is the extraordinarily high caliber of writing, but collectively they tap into the pure passion that can only come from sports.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Wright Thompson ; Glenn Stout, series editor
    SeriesThe Best American series, Best American series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4784.S6 B48 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv, 370 pages
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27203938M
    ISBN 100544340051
    ISBN 109780544340053
    OCLC/WorldCa922549971

    The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of magazines, journals, and websites. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best pieces to publish. JEFF PEARLMAN, guest editor, is the New York Times best-selling author of eight books, including Gunslinger and The Bad Guys Won. GLENN STOUT, series editor, is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway He has been the editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception in

    The latest addition to the acclaimed series showcasing the best sports writing from the past year. For over twenty-five years, The Best American Sports Writing has built a solid reputation by showcasing the greatest sports journalism of the previous year, culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty print and digital year, the series editor and . J. R. Moehringer, a Pulitzer Prize–winning feature writer and the author of The Tender Bar, has selected the best in sports writing from the past year. Chosen from more than national, regional, and specialty publications and, increasingly, the top sports blogs, this collection showcases those journalists who are at the top of their game.

    ExcellentA no-brainer pickup for the sports collection. "Booklist" An affirmation of the strong state of American sportswriting. "Kirkus Reviews" From more than national, regional, and specialty publications and, increasingly, the top sports blogs, Christopher McDougall, best-selling author of "Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has . Search for the book on E-ZBorrow. E-ZBorrow is the easiest and fastest way to get the book you want (ebooks unavailable). Use ILLiad for articles and chapter scans. The Best American sports writing. Published: () Great American sports stories, by: Adams, Caswell.


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