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Farewell to sport.

Paul Gallico

Farewell to sport.

by Paul Gallico

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesEssay index reprint series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV53 .G3 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination346 p.
      Number of Pages346
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5077550M
      ISBN 100836919262
      LC Control Number74128244
      OCLC/WorldCa115283

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Paul Gallico, Zachary Michael Jack (Introduction) Rating details 24 ratings 8 reviews. For fourteen years during the golden age of sports, Paul Gallico was one of America’s ace sportswriters.

He saw them all—the stars and the hams, the immortals and the phonies in boxing, wrestling, baseball, football, golf, tennis, and every other field of muscular /5. But before he departed the world of sports, he left his legions of fans one last hurrah: a collection of his best sports essays called, appropriately, Farewell to Sport.

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In these bulletins from the golden age of sports, Gallico profiles icons such as Babe Ruth, Bill Tilden, and Gene Tunney. He exposes the scripted drama of professional wrestling and the hypocrisy of big-time college football/5(6). A brilliant snapshot of a fascinating era in sports history and a masterwork remarkably ahead of its time,  Farewell to Sport  is a fitting testament to the legacy of Paul Gallico.

One of  Sports Illustrated's  Top Sports Books of All Time: A classic collection. Farewell to Sport Paperback – July 1, by Paul Gallico (Author)/5(6). But before he departed the world of sports, he left his legions of fans one last hurrah: a collection of his best sports essays called, appropriately, Farewell to Sport.

Here, in twenty-six chapters, every major and minor sport is covered. Buy a cheap copy of Farewell to Sport book by Paul Gallico. For fourteen years during the golden age of sports, Paul Gallico was one of America’s ace sportswriters.

He saw them all—the stars and the hams, the immortals and Cited by: During the late s, author Gallico decided to abandon sports writing in order to try his hand at writing fiction. The first story he wrote was in the form of an essay and was called Farewell to Sport.

It was based on his change of career path. In the next few years, Gallico had become a popular short story writer for magazines. His parting gift to his devoted readers was Farewell to Sport, a collection of twenty-six of his finest pieces. In these bulletins from the golden age of sports, Gallico profiles icons such as Babe.

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Gallico writes a series of chapters about different sports, sports figures and sports subjects as he contemplates taking leave of the sports beat and broadening his horizons of journalism.

His observations of the sports world of the 's, 's and 's can be exhiliarating, but they can also be a painful reminder of where our society has emerged from/5(6).

"[Farewell to Sport] debunked professional wrestling and decried discrimination against black athletes and the hypocrisy of amateurism."-Molly Ivins, New York Times|"A high-colored panorama of thirteen years of sport, a summing up of the success and sob stories."-New York Review of Books|"[Gallico] is one of that small circle of writers who are the despair of the rest of us pedestrians; /5(24).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Introduction to the Bison Books edition by Zachary Michael Jack." Originally publishedwith a new introduction.

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One of Sports Illustrated's Top Sports Books of All Time: A classic collection by one of the twentieth century's most influential sportswriters From toNew York Daily News columnist Paul Gallico's dispatches from ringside, rink-side, the sidelines, and the grandstand were a must-read for every American sports fan.

At its core a memoir with a strong narrative impulse, Farewell to Football plots the intellectual and spiritual odyssey of a reader and a writer–student, soldier, teacher, scholar, and always a sinner–navigating straits of excess and illusion, one American football fan by turns in love with and fed up with the sport.

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