David Halberstam on Sports: Summer of ’49, October 1964, The Amateurs, Playing for Keeps by David Halberstam

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David Halberstam on Sports: Summer of ’49, October 1964, The Amateurs, Playing for Keeps

'Praise for Summer of ’49 “Lively . . . The most complete and readable account yet to appear.” —The Christian Science Monitor   “Amazing and unexpected heroism . . . Well worth reading.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  Praise for October 1964 “A hit with anyone interested in understanding the important interplay between sports and society.” —The Boston Globe   “Compelling . . . a chronicle of the end of a great dynasty and of a game, like the country, on the cusp of enormous change.” —Newsweek   “Wonderful . . . Memorable . . . Halberstam describes the final game of the 1964 series accurately and so dramatically, I almost thought I had forgotten the ending.” —The Washington Post Book World  Praise for The Amateurs “Astonishing . . . Moving . . . One of the best books ever written about a sport.” —Newsweek   “A penetrating, fascinating and remarkably suspenseful narrative.” —Chicago Tribune   “Riveting.” —The New York Times  Praise for Playing for Keeps “The best Jordan book so far.” —The Washington Post   “The single greatest sports book I’ve ever read.” —Dan Le Batard, ESPN Radio   “What David Halberstam delivers—and what the reader has come to expect from Halberstam—is insight, balance, analysis.” —The New York Times   “A wonderful book, written by a remarkable journalist.” —The Seattle Times   “Halberstam writes the story of Jordan in layers through unforgettable tales of his brilliant career . . . An insider’s view of basketball, structured like a sports reporter’s private journal.” —The Dallas Morning News'
'Praise for Summer of ’49 “Lively . . . The most complete and readable account yet to appear.” —The Christian Science Monitor   “Amazing and unexpected heroism . . . Well worth reading.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel  Praise for October 1964 “A hit with anyone interested in understanding the important interplay between sports and society.” —The Boston Globe   “Compelling . . . a chronicle of the end of a great dynasty and of a game, like the country, on the cusp of enormous change.” —Newsweek   “Wonderful . . . Memorable . . . Halberstam describes the final game of the 1964 series accurately and so dramatically, I almost thought I had forgotten the ending.” —The Washington Post Book World  Praise for The Amateurs “Astonishing . . . Moving . . . One of the best books ever written about a sport.” —Newsweek   “A penetrating, fascinating and remarkably suspenseful narrative.” —Chicago Tribune   “Riveting.” —The New York Times  Praise for Playing for Keeps “The best Jordan book so far.” —The Washington Post   “The single greatest sports book I’ve ever read.” —Dan Le Batard, ESPN Radio   “What David Halberstam delivers—and what the reader has come to expect from Halberstam—is insight, balance, analysis.” —The New York Times   “A wonderful book, written by a remarkable journalist.” —The Seattle Times   “Halberstam writes the story of Jordan in layers through unforgettable tales of his brilliant career . . . An insider’s view of basketball, structured like a sports reporter’s private journal.” —The Dallas Morning News'
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504052245 Pages: 1730