A Day in the Life of Roger Angell
(n.p.), (Viking), (1970). The uncorrected proof copy of his second book, a collection of essays from The New Yorker. Angell, a former fiction editor at The New Yorker, is also considered one of the best writers ever on baseball -- his books The Summer Game and Five Seasons are universally viewed as classics. His baseball reporting for The New Yorker elevated the genre of sportswriting to the realm of true literature, in many critics' and readers' opinions. He received the first ever PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing in 2011. Near fine in wrappers, with a small "45" on the front cover, presumably the copy number. [#029902] $100
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