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My Life as A Sportswriter

Book - 2012 | First edition.
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The eminent sportswriter traces his career from his early years at "Sports Illustrated" in the 1960s to the present, interweaving a narrative of the history of American sportswriting with his own personal story.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [2012]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780802120151
Branch Call Number: 070.44979 DEF
Characteristics: vi, 354 pages :,illustrations, portraits ;,24 cm


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Aug 12, 2012

A very entertaining memoir. Deford (not DeFord, as he wistfully bemoans) writes about his life as a sportswriter, other sportswriters and sports personages he has met and written about. His writing style is very personal, often funny and laced with sentences that cause you to stop and savor them. This was the first thing of Deford's I'd ever read, and I now plan to read lots more of him.

Jul 21, 2012

This is a superb autobiography by one of America's finest sports journalists and commentators (National Public Radio). Deford, a long-time writer for Sports Illustrated, is insightful, humorous and a highly literate observer of America and its sporting life.

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