A Magic Summer by Stanley Cohen
The Amazin' Story of the 1969 New York Mets

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A Magic Summer tells of that remarkable season by chronicling the major events as viewed twenty years later. Interviews conducted twenty years after with members of the team—Seaver, Ryan, McGraw, and others—provide immediacy and, with that, fascinating updates and insights. This is a unique record and celebration of a season that Mets fans—and all baseball fans—will not soon forget.

About Stanley Cohen

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Stanley Cohen is a veteran award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist. For more than fifty years, he has worked as an editor, writer, and reporter for newspapers, magazines, and an international news service. He also has taught writing, journalism, and philosophy at Hunter College and at New York University. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Inside Sports, and Sports Inc., and he was a contributing writer for The Diamond magazine and Sports, Inc. He lives in Tomkins Cove, New York.
Published April 14, 2009 by Skyhorse Publishing. 340 pages
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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A literate and likable reprise that recaptures much of the excitement generated by baseball's New York Mets in their first championship season.

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