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A Sportswriter's Life: From the Desk of a New York Times Reporter (Sports and American Culture)

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In 1959, Gerald Eskenazi dropped out of City College, not for the first time, and made his way to the New York Times. That day the paper had two openings—one in news and one in sports. Eskenazi was offered either for thirty-eight dollars a week. He chose sports based on his image of the sports department as a cozier place than the news department. Forty-one years and more ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published March 31st 2004 by University of Missouri (first published March 2004)
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Jan 22, 2012 Tommy rated it it was ok
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if your interested in being a sports writer for the new york post, the daily news or the new york times, then this is a book about the ups and downs and stories of a sports writer.

some of these famous sports writers covered the greatest athletes of all time. it shows experiences of these events from on the playing field to in the locker room.
my favorite story from this book is when a sports writer was talking about how hard it is to write about the super bowl. he was ab
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