For Years, The Four Time Winner Of The National Magazine Award Has Left The Readers Of Sports Illustrated Spellbound With His Compelling Long Form Storytelling This Collection Gathers Of Smith S Stories That Showcase The Richness Of His Reporting And The Compassion Of His Craft Gary Smith is an amazing writer and these stories will all move you in some way It can t be read like a novel The author s writing style is unwavering and the pull on your emotions can become cloying and tedious if taken all together It needs to be read one story at a time, put down, and picked back up on another day to truly appreciate kind of like a box of chocolates.with apologies with Forrest G. Each story is like a track on The Clash s London Calling Diverse, some catchy, some sytlistically mesmerizing, all speak directly to a swell of strong emotions, but never in a manipulatively way.Gary is in many ways the best kind of critic, although he s a journalist He has the ability to make the fan appreciate an aspect of the game that was previously overlooked.
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- 384 pages
- Going Deep: 20 Classic Sports Stories
- Gary Smith
- 07 February 2017 Gary Smith