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Beyond the Boys of Summer
     

Beyond the Boys of Summer

by Roger Kahn
 

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"Roger Kahn has spun everyday sports stories into gilded literature."

San Diego Union Tribune

"Kahn’s fly-on-the-wall style brings to life players most of us knew only from their bubblegum cards."

Dallas Morning News

From the greatest sportswriter of his generation, Beyond the Boys of Summer features the best of Roger

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"Roger Kahn has spun everyday sports stories into gilded literature."

San Diego Union Tribune

"Kahn’s fly-on-the-wall style brings to life players most of us knew only from their bubblegum cards."

Dallas Morning News

From the greatest sportswriter of his generation, Beyond the Boys of Summer features the best of Roger Kahn’s newspaper and magazine work, plus selected excerpts from his celebrated books.

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Library Journal
There may be no greater sports book than The Boys of Summer, Kahn's lauded memoir of the Jackie Robinson-era Dodgers, but down the years he has also written superbly about his ownership of a minor league team, the "head game" of pitching, the stormy miracle of the '78 Yankee season, the Columbia sit-ins, the poet Robert Frost, and Jack Dempsey. This eloquent and incisive anthology from Kahn is for all baseball collections. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071481199
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/20/2006
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
899,999
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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Donald Hall
Donald Hall, New York Times Book Review
"Roger Kahn is the best of all with his sweet ear for the cadence of baseball talk."
Roger Kahn
Roger Kahn, from the Prologue
"This is my nineteenth book; all my life I've tried to write literature. I am aware that like Stan Musial or Ted Williams at the bat most of the time I've failed. But the critical word is 'try.' That effort has been a wonder of my life."

Meet the Author

Roger Kahn is the author of the 1972 classic The
Boys of Summer
, which Sports Illustrated named the best baseball book of all time.

Rob Miraldi is a professor of journalism at the State University of New York at New Paltz.


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