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An accidental sportswriter

Robert Lipsyte

An accidental sportswriter

a memoir

by Robert Lipsyte

  • 19 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Ecco in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sportswriters,
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Lipsyte
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV742.42.L57 A3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 pages ;
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25120250M
    ISBN 100061769134, 0061769142
    ISBN 109780061769139, 9780061769146
    LC Control Number2010051414

    An enthralling book, as much about personal relationships and the culture of sports as the athletes and teams themselves, An Accidental Sportswriter interweaves stories from Lipsyte's life and the events he covered to explore the connections between the games we play and the lives we : Robert Lipsyte.   The website maintained by the author Robert Lipsyte. By ANN LEVIN For The Associated Press May 2, (AP) "An Accidental Sportswriter: A Memoir" (HarperCollins), by Robert Lipsyte: In more than 50 years covering sports, the longtime New York Times columnist Robert Lipsyte prided himself on being a sportswriter who wasn't a fan.

      Full of wisdom and an understanding of American sports that contextualizes rather than celebrates athletes, An Accidental Sportswriter is the crowning achievement of a rich career and a book that will speak to us for years to come. An Accidental Sportswriter is irresistibly readable. I flew through the page book in one night. It made me laugh, cry and cheer, while taking me through some of the biggest moments in sports. I couldn't put it down. True to form, Lipsyte is brutally honest and controversial. But he's also poignant, both about himself and the sports icons he.

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