by Thomas Boswell"Anyone interested in baseball can not failto be captivated by Boswell's penetrating look atthe game, and by his gracefulprose."—USA Today
ThomasBoswell, longtime Washington Postsyndicated sports columnist, has been called"an astute observer of the human condition disguisedas a first-rate sportswriter." Boswell willbe featured as a major on-screen spokesman in KenBurns's PBS series on baseball, which airs in fail'94 and will attract millions of viewers. Histhree previous baseball collections have won widepraise across the country and sold close to twohundred thousand copies. In this latest book, Boswellhas handpicked his best baseball pieces of the pastfive years to create a collection that will bemust reading for fans across the country. Thesepieces, from The Washington Postand national magazines, are arranged thematically sothere is a narrative flow to the book and covereverything from Fay Vincent's ouster to Pete Rose'sgambling to the Bo Jackson saga to the return ofSteinbrenner. Another splendid gathering of smart,witty, beautifully written stories aboutt ournational pastime, Cracking The Showconfirms that when it comes to baseball, Boswellis in a league by himself. It's a sure hit for the1995 baseballseason.
"Boswell...is the thinking person's writer about thethinking person's sport...inexhaustibly interestingand fun."—George Will
|Title||Cracking the Show|
|eBook format||Paperback, (torrent)|
|Publisher||Main Street Books|
|File size||7.6 Mb|
|Book rating||4.13 (23 votes)