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The Resource Masters of the games : essays and stories on sport, Joseph Epstein

Masters of the games : essays and stories on sport, Joseph Epstein

Label
Masters of the games : essays and stories on sport
Title
Masters of the games
Title remainder
essays and stories on sport
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Epstein
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author relates his fondness for sports in essays that address such topics as his addiction to radio sports shows; the skills of Windy City athletes, including the Cubs and Michael Jordan; and his present disenchantment with sports
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10401278
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-
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Epstein, Joseph
Dewey number
796
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Sports
  • Sports
Target audience
adult
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essays on sport
Label
Masters of the games : essays and stories on sport, Joseph Epstein
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Obsessed with sport -- Essays. A boy's favorite author ; This sporting life ; Confessions of a low-roller ; Balls-up ; Ep, the Bulls are six-point dogs ; The thrill of defeat ; Open another can of quarterback ; The old ball game ; Wrigley Field ; Red Smith -- Jocks. Joe DiMaggio: where's he go? ; Michael Jordan: he flies through the air ; Hank Greenberg: designated mensch ; Bob Love: the unknown superstar -- Stories. The Goldin boys ; Danny Montoya ; Out of action -- Short takes. Hats off ; A sartorial double fault ; The running of the bulls ; Best seat in the house ; A super (yawn) Sunday ; A secret vice ; Sport magazine ; The agony of da feet -- Opinionations. The sports Leninist ; Aren't we grand? ; Bored with baseball? ; March sanity ; The joy of not being there ; Leave the kids alone ; Don't hide your eyes, unionize -- Summing up. Trivial pursuits ; Still hooked
Control code
ocn878837501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 309 pages
Isbn
9781442236530
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014034411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)878837501
Label
Masters of the games : essays and stories on sport, Joseph Epstein
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Obsessed with sport -- Essays. A boy's favorite author ; This sporting life ; Confessions of a low-roller ; Balls-up ; Ep, the Bulls are six-point dogs ; The thrill of defeat ; Open another can of quarterback ; The old ball game ; Wrigley Field ; Red Smith -- Jocks. Joe DiMaggio: where's he go? ; Michael Jordan: he flies through the air ; Hank Greenberg: designated mensch ; Bob Love: the unknown superstar -- Stories. The Goldin boys ; Danny Montoya ; Out of action -- Short takes. Hats off ; A sartorial double fault ; The running of the bulls ; Best seat in the house ; A super (yawn) Sunday ; A secret vice ; Sport magazine ; The agony of da feet -- Opinionations. The sports Leninist ; Aren't we grand? ; Bored with baseball? ; March sanity ; The joy of not being there ; Leave the kids alone ; Don't hide your eyes, unionize -- Summing up. Trivial pursuits ; Still hooked
Control code
ocn878837501
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 309 pages
Isbn
9781442236530
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2014034411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)878837501

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