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My Turf: Horses, Boxers, Blood Money, And The Sporting Life
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My Turf: Horses, Boxers, Blood Money, And The Sporting Life (Paperback)

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William Nack has won the prestigious Eclipse Award-given annually for the best magazine piece on horseracing-an unprecedented six times. His only previous book, Secretariat: The Making of a Champion, has been eloquently described by Laura Hillenbrand, author of Seabiscuit, as the "gold standard" of horse books.Now, Nack's finest turf writing, coupled with an ample assortment of dead-on profiles and investigative stories across the world of sports, is brought together in My Turf. Nack serves up unforgettable portraits: from his celebrated account of the death of Secretariat to his homage to both Yankee Stadium and Saratoga, including one-of-a-kind profiles of boxers Sonny Liston and Rocky Marciano, jockeys Willie Shoemaker and Robbie Davis, baseball players Keith Hernandez and the schizophrenic Martin Bergen, basketball coach Rick Pitino, and the chess master Bobby Fischer.

Essays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreation Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US Publication Date: 18/12/2003 ISBN-13: 9780306812507  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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William Nack recently retired from Sports Illustrated, but still contributes to GQ and Sports Illustrated, among other publications. He lives in Washington, D. C.

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