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What a Time It Was

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2006

    Master of 12-15 pages -- litttle shaky otherwise

    The 1st of half of this book is some of the most compelling, concise and precise writing I have ever encountered. His 12 to 15 page profiles of athletes, most of whom I could not have cared less about, left me utterly astounded at how much I took in and enjoyed his clean story telling and dry wit. However, the next section was marginal, and his columns section was near terrible. Under 5 pages the man simply cannot finish a complete thought or lead you to a place that compels you to finish it for him. Yet, the profiles section is so stunningly beautiful in its grace and style that it pays twice over for the cost - just stop at page 179!

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