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Product Description: The book that made a legend--and captures America's sport in detail that's never been matched, now featuring an introduction by Tom Wolfe and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton archives. George Plimpton was perhaps best known for Paper Lion, the book that set the bar for participatory sports journalism...read more
By Nicholas Dawidoff (foreword by), George Plimpton and Dan Woren (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781478939214 | Com/cdr un edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 26, 2016), cover price $118.99 | About this edition: The book that made a legend--and captures America's sport in detail that's never been matched, now featuring an introduction by Tom Wolfe and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton archives.

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Product Description: The book that made a legend--and capture's America's sport in detail that's never been matched, now featuring a foreword by Nicholas Dawidoff a and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives. George Plimpton was perhaps best known for PAPER LION, the book that set the bar for participatory sports journalism...read more
By Nicholas Dawidoff (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9780316284509 | Little Brown & Co, April 26, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The book that made a legend--and capture's America's sport in detail that's never been matched, now featuring a foreword by Nicholas Dawidoff a and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives.

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Product Description: An unrivaled portrait of day-to-day life in the NFL: "Riveting...An instant classic." -- New York Times Book ReviewBy spending a year with the New York Jets, Nicholas Dawidoff entered a mysterious and private world with its own rituals and language...read more

Paperback:

9780316196789 | Reprint edition (Back Bay Books, September 9, 2014), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: An unrivaled portrait of day-to-day life in the NFL: "Riveting.

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Product Description: An unrivaled portrait of day-to-day life in the NFL: "Riveting...An instant classic." -- New York Times Book ReviewBy spending a year with the New York Jets, Nicholas Dawidoff entered a mysterious and private world with its own rituals and language...read more

Hardcover:

9780316196796 | Little Brown & Co, November 19, 2013, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: An unrivaled portrait of day-to-day life in the NFL: "Riveting.

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Product Description: Back in the 1940s and 1950s, almost every small town in America had a baseball team. Most players were simply local heroes with a local following, but a few teams achieved fame far beyond their region. The Alpine Cowboys—despite being based in Texas's remote, sparsely populated Big Bend country—became a star in the firmament of semi-pro baseball...read more
By Nicholas Dawidoff (introduced by) and D. J. Stout

Hardcover:

9780292723344 | Univ of Texas Pr, September 1, 2010, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Back in the 1940s and 1950s, almost every small town in America had a baseball team.

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Product Description: Growing up in a doomed hometown with a missing father and a single mother, Nicholas Dawidoff listened to baseball every night on his bedside radio, the professional ballplayers gradually becoming the men in his life. A portrait of a childhood shaped by a stoical, enterprising mother, a disturbed, dangerous father, the private world of baseball, and the awkwardness of first love, The Crowd Sounds Happy is the moving tale of a spirited boy's coming-of-age in troubled times...read more

Hardcover:

9780375400285 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, May 6, 2008), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the author of the best-selling The Catcher Was a Spy, his most original work yet: a memoir of two cities (New Haven and New York), a family (troubled), a time (the 1970s), a boy who never quite fits in anywhere--and how baseball helps him find his place in America.

Paperback:

9780375700071 | Vintage Books, May 5, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Growing up in a doomed hometown with a missing father and a single mother, Nicholas Dawidoff listened to baseball every night on his bedside radio, the professional ballplayers gradually becoming the men in his life.

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Product Description: In The Fly Swatter, Nicholas Dawidoff--bestselling author of The Catcher Was a Spy--vividly reconstructs the life of his grandfather, Alexander Gerschenkron-the Harvard professor who knew the most.A fascinating character, Gerschenkron feuded with Vladimir Nabokov and John Kenneth Galbraith, flirted with Marlene Dietrich, and played chess with Marcel Duchamp and one-upped both Isiah Berlin and (allegedly) Ted Williams...read more

Paperback:

9780375700064 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 2003), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In The Fly Swatter, Nicholas Dawidoff--bestselling author of The Catcher Was a Spy--vividly reconstructs the life of his grandfather, Alexander Gerschenkron-the Harvard professor who knew the most.

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Written by his grandson, a portrait of the complex and contradictory life and times of Alexander Gerschenkron, a Russian-born, Viennese-trained economist, describes his flight from the Russian Revolution and, later, the Nazis, his successful career at Harvard, and his relationships with colleagues, friends, and enemies. By the author of The Catcher Was a Spy. 50,000 first printing.

Hardcover:

9780375400278 | Pantheon Books, May 1, 2002, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Presents a portrait of the life and times of economist Alexander Gerschenkron, describing his flight from the Russian Revolution and, later, the Nazis, his successful career at Harvard, and his relationships with colleagues, friends, and enemies.

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Featuring contributions by Robert Frost, Philip Roth, Richard Ford, Amiri Baraka, and many others, an unrivaled collection pays tribute to America's favorite pasttime, featuring poems, stories, testimonies from classic oral histories, and many journalistic profiles that honor the game and its many celebrated players. (view table of contents)
By Nicholas Dawidoff (editor)

Hardcover:

9781931082099 | Library of America, March 1, 2002, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Pays tribute to America's favorite pasttime, featuring poems, stories, testimonies from classic oral histories, and many journalistic profiles that honor the game and its many celebrated players.

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A critical study of the performers, places, and experiences that have shaped country music traces the roots and history of this distinctively authentic American musical genre. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

Paperback:

9780375700828 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, May 1, 1998), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A study of the performers, places, and experiences that have shaped country music traces the roots and history of this authentic American music

Product Description: NATIONAL BESTSELLERMoe Berg is the only major-league baseball player whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA. For Berg was much more than a third-string catcher who played on several major league teams between 1923 and 1939...read more

Hardcover:

9780517196946 | Random House Value Pub, November 1, 1997, cover price $4.99 | About this edition: NATIONAL BESTSELLERMoe Berg is the only major-league baseball player whose baseball card is on display at the headquarters of the CIA.
9780679415664 | Pantheon Books, July 1, 1994, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A portrait of Moe Berg describes the colorful, vagabond life of the baseball player and spy, detailing his wartime exploits as an OSS operative gathering information on Hitler's atomic bomb project

Paperback:

9780679762898 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, June 1, 1995), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A portrait of Moe Berg describes the colorful, vagabond life of the baseball player and spy, detailing his wartime exploits as an OSS operative gathering information on Hitler's atomic bomb project

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A vivid, richly textured study of the performers, places, and experiences that have shaped country music traces the roots and history of this authentic American music as expressed through the voices of Patsy Cline, Bill Monroe, Jimmie Rodgers, Johnny Cash, and other legendary performers. 40,000 first printing. Tour.

Hardcover:

9780679415671 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, March 1, 1997), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A study of the performers, places, and experiences that have shaped country music traces the roots and history of this authentic American music

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