Cracking the Show

Cracking the Show Anyone interested in baseball can not fail to be captivated by Boswell s penetrating look at the game and by his graceful prose USA Today Thomas Boswell longtime Washington Post syndicated sports co

  • Title: Cracking the Show
  • Author: Thomas Boswell
  • ISBN: 9780385477130
  • Page: 361
  • Format: Paperback
  • Anyone interested in baseball can not fail to be captivated by Boswell s penetrating look at the game, and by his graceful prose USA Today Thomas Boswell, longtime Washington Post syndicated sports columnist, has been called an astute observer of the human condition disguised as a first rate sportswriter Boswell will be featured as a major on screen spokesma Anyone interested in baseball can not fail to be captivated by Boswell s penetrating look at the game, and by his graceful prose USA Today Thomas Boswell, longtime Washington Post syndicated sports columnist, has been called an astute observer of the human condition disguised as a first rate sportswriter Boswell will be featured as a major on screen spokesman in Ken Burns s PBS series on baseball, which airs in fail 94 and will attract millions of viewers His three previous baseball collections have won wide praise across the country and sold close to two hundred thousand copies In this latest book, Boswell has handpicked his best baseball pieces of the past five years to create a collection that will be must reading for fans across the country These pieces, from The Washington Post and national magazines, are arranged thematically so there is a narrative flow to the book and cover everything from Fay Vincent s ouster to Pete Rose s gambling to the Bo Jackson saga to the return of Steinbrenner Another splendid gathering of smart, witty, beautifully written stories aboutt our national pastime, Cracking The Show confirms that when it comes to baseball, Boswell is in a league by himself It s a sure hit for the 1995 baseball season Boswell the thinking person s writer about the thinking person s sportexhaustibly interesting and fun George Will

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    1. The only reason that Cracking the Show does not receive 5 stars is that it makes for a somewhat disjointed read. 80% of the book is Boswell's columns and articles from the Washington Post and other publications. In essence, its a compilation of writing by one of America's better known sportswriters.But, man, what a compilation this is. It works on two levels. First, Boswell is a baseball fan to which most folks who claim baseball fandom can relate. He detests the game's controversies (labor vs m [...]

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