The Best American Sports Writing 2012 by Glenn Stout

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The Best American Sports Writing 2012 includes

PAUL SOLOTAROFF JEANNE MARIE LASKAS WELLS TOWER WRIGHT THOMPSON S. L. PRICE DAVE SHEININ JON MOOALLEM and others
 

About Glenn Stout

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GLENN STOUT is the author of all the Good Sports books. He was also the author of thirty-nine titles in the Matt Christopher Sports Biography and Legends in Sports series. He lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.Check out his website at www.goodsportsbyglennstout.com.
 
Published October 2, 2012 by Mariner Books. 387 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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The highs and lows of the collection are amply demonstrated in the book's foreword and introduction, respectively, a heartfelt tribute to a little-known black writer by Stout and a sour, mean-spirited diatribe against intellectuals who write on sports by Jenkins.

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The book can be bleak, but Steve Ruskin's "Cold Comfort," a meditation on childhood, snow and sport, is a welcome relief from this motif—one that's sure to stir childhood memories in all readers.

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