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The Resource Basketball : great writing about America's game, Alexander Wolff, editor ; with a foreword by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Basketball : great writing about America's game, Alexander Wolff, editor ; with a foreword by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Label
Basketball : great writing about America's game
Title
Basketball
Title remainder
great writing about America's game
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Wolff, editor ; with a foreword by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Title variation
Basketball
Title variation remainder
great writing about Americas game
Contributor
Editor
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
A veteran Sports Illustrated writer offers in-depth profiles on the legendary players and franchises in the 80-year history of the sport, along with contributions and personal reflections on the game by Donald Hall, John Edgar Wideman, and Pat Conroy
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10638892
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
796.323
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 1957-
  • 1947-
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  • Wolff, Alexander
  • Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
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True
Series statement
Library of America
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  • Basketball
  • Sports journalism
  • Sports journalism
  • Basketball
Target audience
adult
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great writing about America's game
Label
Basketball : great writing about America's game, Alexander Wolff, editor ; with a foreword by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Red Smith
  • Indiana's town of champions
  • Edith Roberts
  • Farewell to Cousy
  • Herbert Warren Wind
  • from A sense of where you are
  • John McPhee
  • 47 years a shot-freak
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • from The city game
  • Foreword
  • Pete Axthelm
  • A reflection of society
  • George Kiseda
  • The coach who couldn't shoot straight
  • Jimmy Breslin
  • from Caught in the pivot
  • Tom Meschery
  • from Heaven is a playground
  • Rick Telander
  • from The joy of sports
  • Kareem Adbul-Jabbar
  • Michael Novak
  • from The game they played
  • Stanley Cohen
  • Requiem for a Globetrotter
  • Peter Goldman
  • Girls win, boys lose
  • Douglas Bauer
  • from Second wind
  • Bill Russell and Taylor Branch
  • from The breaks of the game
  • Introduction:
  • David Halberstam
  • The rabbit hunter
  • Frank Deford
  • The autumn of the age of Jabbar
  • David Bradley
  • Basketball: the purest sport of bodies
  • Donald Hall
  • The passion of Doctor J
  • Mark Jacobson
  • Memories
  • February reconsidered
  • Curry Kirkpatrick
  • from Forty-eight minutes
  • Bob Ryan and Terry Pluto
  • Pete Maravich
  • Dave Kindred
  • The coach and his champion
  • Alexander Wolff
  • The brother from another planet
  • Charles P. Pierce
  • from The last shot
  • Alexander Wolff
  • Darcy Frey
  • Eyes of the storm
  • Gary Smith
  • Last call?
  • Rick Reilly
  • It's all in the game
  • Melissa King
  • from A season on the reservation
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • from Hoop roots
  • from Basketball: Its origins and development
  • John Edgar Wideman
  • from My losing season
  • Pat Conroy
  • I believe in b-ball
  • Steve Rushin
  • Playing for Jud
  • James McKean
  • from The Macrophenomenal pro basketball almanac
  • Freedarko
  • The no-stats all-star
  • James Naismith
  • Michael Lewis
  • from Play their hearts out
  • George Dohrmann
  • The fiberglass backboard
  • Bryan Curtis
  • from Dream team
  • Jack McCallum
  • His last game
  • Brian Doyle
  • The king: LeBron James, sportsman of the year 2012
  • A case of malnutrition
  • Lee Jenkins
  • The life and death of fandom
  • Zach Lowe
  • Days of wine and Curry
  • Rowan Ricardo Phillips
  • Life is not a playground
  • David Shields
Control code
ocn988850045
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781598535563
Lccn
2017951244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988850045
Label
Basketball : great writing about America's game, Alexander Wolff, editor ; with a foreword by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Red Smith
  • Indiana's town of champions
  • Edith Roberts
  • Farewell to Cousy
  • Herbert Warren Wind
  • from A sense of where you are
  • John McPhee
  • 47 years a shot-freak
  • Roy Blount, Jr.
  • from The city game
  • Foreword
  • Pete Axthelm
  • A reflection of society
  • George Kiseda
  • The coach who couldn't shoot straight
  • Jimmy Breslin
  • from Caught in the pivot
  • Tom Meschery
  • from Heaven is a playground
  • Rick Telander
  • from The joy of sports
  • Kareem Adbul-Jabbar
  • Michael Novak
  • from The game they played
  • Stanley Cohen
  • Requiem for a Globetrotter
  • Peter Goldman
  • Girls win, boys lose
  • Douglas Bauer
  • from Second wind
  • Bill Russell and Taylor Branch
  • from The breaks of the game
  • Introduction:
  • David Halberstam
  • The rabbit hunter
  • Frank Deford
  • The autumn of the age of Jabbar
  • David Bradley
  • Basketball: the purest sport of bodies
  • Donald Hall
  • The passion of Doctor J
  • Mark Jacobson
  • Memories
  • February reconsidered
  • Curry Kirkpatrick
  • from Forty-eight minutes
  • Bob Ryan and Terry Pluto
  • Pete Maravich
  • Dave Kindred
  • The coach and his champion
  • Alexander Wolff
  • The brother from another planet
  • Charles P. Pierce
  • from The last shot
  • Alexander Wolff
  • Darcy Frey
  • Eyes of the storm
  • Gary Smith
  • Last call?
  • Rick Reilly
  • It's all in the game
  • Melissa King
  • from A season on the reservation
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
  • from Hoop roots
  • from Basketball: Its origins and development
  • John Edgar Wideman
  • from My losing season
  • Pat Conroy
  • I believe in b-ball
  • Steve Rushin
  • Playing for Jud
  • James McKean
  • from The Macrophenomenal pro basketball almanac
  • Freedarko
  • The no-stats all-star
  • James Naismith
  • Michael Lewis
  • from Play their hearts out
  • George Dohrmann
  • The fiberglass backboard
  • Bryan Curtis
  • from Dream team
  • Jack McCallum
  • His last game
  • Brian Doyle
  • The king: LeBron James, sportsman of the year 2012
  • A case of malnutrition
  • Lee Jenkins
  • The life and death of fandom
  • Zach Lowe
  • Days of wine and Curry
  • Rowan Ricardo Phillips
  • Life is not a playground
  • David Shields
Control code
ocn988850045
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxiii, 462 pages
Isbn
9781598535563
Lccn
2017951244
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)988850045

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