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Kahn, Roger Beyond the Boys of Summer
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Kahn, Roger

Beyond the Boys of Summer

The Very Best of Roger Kahn

€ 23.95

The first comprehensive collection of writing by Roger Kahn assembles fifty years of essays and articles about Muhammad Ali, Reggie Jackson, Jack Dempsey, Pete Rose, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, and other sports figures. 50,000 first printing


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Prologue: The Wonder of Writing xi
Introduction: `Sliders with Social History` xvii
PART I GROWING UP AND BEING YOUNG
CHAPTER 1 A FATHER, A SON, AND BASEBALL IN BROOKLYN (from Memories of Summer, 1997)
3(10)
CHAPTER 2 COMING OF AGE (from The Passionate People, 1968)
13(12)
CHAPTER 3 AND THEN THERE IS SEX (from The Seventh Game, 1982)
25(6)
CHAPTER 4 THE DREAMS OF THE YOUNG (from Good Enough to Dream, 1985)
31(6)
CHAPTER 5 RESTLESS YOUTH: THE COLUMBIA UPRISING (from The Battle for Morningside Heights, 1970)
37(8)
CHAPTER 6 KAREEM ARRIVES (from Sport magazine, 1970)
45(18)
PART II LIVING YOUR LIFE
CHAPTER 7 THE BABE: FATHER OF THE HOME RUN (from Baseball Digest, 1974; originally published in Esquire, 1959)
63(12)
CHAPTER 8 THE HOMER HEARD ROUND THE WORLD (from Sport, 1960)
75(10)
CHAPTER 9 ROGER MARIS: THE ORDEAL OF HIS SUCCESS (from Sports Illustrated, 1961)
85(10)
CHAPTER 10 HENRY AARON: A SUCCESS STORY (from Sport, 1959)
95(18)
CHAPTER 11 THE GREAT CORK CRIME (from the Loslimes, 2003)
113(6)
PART III WILLIE, MICKEY, DUKE: THE NEW YORK CENTER FIELDERS
CHAPTER 12 THE `SAY HEY KID` UP CLOSE (from Sport, 1969)
119(20)
CHAPTER 13 THE MICK ON AND OFF THE FIELD (from Esquire, 1971)
139(8)
CHAPTER 14 THE DUKE IN A NEW PASTURE (from The Boys of Summer, 1972)
147(12)
PART IV DAMN GOOD HITTERS AND PITCHERS
CHAPTER 15 EDDIE MATHEWS, THE MAN ON THIRD (from Sport, 1958)
159(14)
CHAPTER 16 WHITEY, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD (from Sport, 1958)
173(18)
CHAPTER 17 JOE D`S STORMY MARRIAGE (from Joe and Marilyn, 1986)
191(6)
CHAPTER 18 CATFISH IN THE BIG APPLE (from Esquire, 1975)
197(8)
CHAPTER 19 PETE ROSE, THE HIT MAN (from Pete Rose: My Story, 1989)
205(14)
PART V THE GLADIATORS FIGHT TO SUCCEED
CHAPTER 20 DEMPSEY: THE MANASSAS MAULER GOES DOWN (from A Flame of Pure Fire, 1999)
219(6)
CHAPTER 21 ALI (from Time, 1976)
225(4)
CHAPTER 22 BILLY VS. REGGIE (from October Men, 2002)
229(10)
CHAPTER 23 STEINBRENNER: A YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (from Sport, 1981)
239(14)
PART VI HEROES OFF THE FIELD
CHAPTER 24 JACKIE ROBINSON: LIKE NO ONE ELSE (from Sport, 1955)
253(18)
CHAPTER 25 ROBERTO CLEMENTE`S TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY (from Sports Illustrated, 1976)
271(10)
CHAPTER 26 REMEMBERING RING (from The Nation, 2000)
281(6)
CHAPTER 27 THE CAPTAIN (from the Los Angeles Times, 1999)
287(10)
PART ON GETTING OLD
CHAPTER 28 THE YOUNG WRITER MEETS THE AGED POET (from Saturday Evening Post, 1960)
297(14)
CHAPTER 29 THE LAST SUMMER OF `STAN THE MAN` (from Sports Illustrated, 1960)
311(8)
CHAPTER 30 PAST THEIR PRIME (from Playboy , 1979)
319(12)
CHAPTER 31 EVEN SPORTSWRITERS GET OLD (from Esquire, 1974)
331(6)
CHAPTER 32 CARL FURILLO, 1922-1989 (from the New York Times, 1989)
337(4)
Acknowledgments 341(2)
Roger Kahn Bibliography 343(14)
Index 357
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
364 pagina's
Januari 2006
490 gram
219 x 147 x 27 mm
MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO us

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