Tennis and the Meaning of Life: A Literary Anthology of the Game / Edition 1

Tennis and the Meaning of Life: A Literary Anthology of the Game / Edition 1

by Jay Jennings
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558213783

ISBN-13: 9781558213784

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Breakaway Books

All the best fiction and poetry on tennis.  See more details below

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All the best fiction and poetry on tennis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558213784
Publisher:
Breakaway Books
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Tennis3
Beggars Would Ride13
The Return of Service23
Rackets and Riches at Wimbledon35
The Tennis Court41
In the Land of Dreamy Dreams53
Mother Coakley's Reform69
Return to Return77
The Tennis Game115
Tennis by Cable135
An FBI Story138
The Facts of Life153
Pat-Ball179
Lolita (excerpt)184
The Tennis Player194
A Fairly Regular Four212
Mixed Doubles221
The Blacktop Champion of Ickey Honey235
Balance His, Swing Yours274
The Tennis Court286
The Phantom Drive296
Matilda's England (I. The Tennis Court)313
A Lawn-Tennisonian Idyll341
Tennis344
A Subaltern's Love-song345
The Olympic Girl348
On Watching a Young Man Play Tennis350
Tennis in San Juan352
My Tennis Pro Is Shot354
Doc Stavic Coaches356
Tennis Elbow358
Watching Tennis360
A Dialogue Concerning the Question Whether a Tennis Ball May be Said to Hanker for the Other Side of the Net361
On the Tennis Court at Night363
Autumn: Evening Tennis366
Prothalamion368
Clobber the Lobber369
Tennis Instructor, 1971, (from "Two Summer Jobs")370
Tennis375
The Old Pro's Lament377
Tennis379
Bjorn Borg384
The Pregnant Lady Playing Tennis385
A Snapshot for Miss Bricka Who Lost in the Semi-Final Round of the Pennsylvania Lawn Tennis Tournament at Haverford, July, 1960387
The Tennis389
Permissions391
Author Biographies395

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