Год издания: 2003
Количество страниц: 400
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Book DescriptionCollected for the first time, the remarkable profiles and investigative stories of William Nack, esteemed Sports Illustrated writer and author of Secretariat: The Making of a Champion . William Nack is widely acknowledged as one of the finest sports writers of the past half-century. He has won the prestigious Eclipse Award, given annually for the best magazine piece on horseracing, an unprecedented six times. Laura Hillenbrand, best-selling author of Seabiscuit, recently called his acclaimed biography Secretariat the "gold standard" of horse books. But Nack's "turf" goes far beyond the racetrack. In this, his first collection, Nack's finest horse racing journalism is coupled with his legendary, one-of-a-kind profiles ofathletes from Sonny Liston to Formula One driver Alex Zanardi, Rocky Marciano to Rick Pitino, and Keith Hernandez to Willie Shoemaker. And that is not all. From his compelling history of Yankee Stadium, to his inspiring account of Bob...