The Minority Quarterback: And Other Lives in Sports

The Minority Quarterback: And Other Lives in Sports

by Ira Berkow


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ISBN-13: 9781566635028
Publisher: Dee, Ivan R. Publisher
Publication date: 06/01/2003
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.58(w) x 8.28(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Pulitzer prize-winning author Ira Berkow has written sports and occasional features for the New York Times for more than twenty years. Among his other books are To the Hoop, Hank Greenberg, and Red: A Biography of Red Smith. He lives on Manhattan's East Side.

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Saul Bellow

I follow Ira Berkow in the Times with unfailing interest.

Mike Royko

If there's anyone doing sports who is even close, I haven't read him.

Ann Landers

This collection of poignant stories establishes Ira Berkow as one of the most talented and multifaceted sports writers of our time.

David Halberstam

Berkow over the years has regularly given us sportswriting of the most elegant kindhis work glistens with intelligence and sensitivity.

George F. Will

Sports at its best is a kind of music, and sports writing is a kind of libretto. Ira Berkow is among the besta Sondheim of the sports page.

Jim Bouton

Ira Berkow is simply one of America's best writers, sports or otherwise.

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