Let Me Finish
By (author) Roger Angell
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Let Me Finish by Roger Angell
Book DescriptionWidely known as an original and graceful writer, Roger Angell has developed a devoted following through his essays in the New Yorker. Now, in Let Me Finish, a deeply personal, fresh form of autobiography, he takes an unsentimental look at his early days as a boy growing up in Prohibition-era New York with a remarkable father; a mother, Katharine White, who was a founding editor of the New Yorker; and a famous stepfather, the writer E. B. White. Intimate, funny, and moving portraits form the book s centerpiece as Angell remembers his surprising relatives, his early attraction to baseball in the time of Ruth and Gehrig and DiMaggio, and his vivid colleagues during a long career as a New Yorker writer and editor. Infused with pleasure and sadness, Angell s disarming memoir also evokes an attachment to life s better moments."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780156032186
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 132mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Harvest Books
Publisher: Harvest Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Roger Angell
Summer Game, Paperback (March 2004)
The Summer Game, Roger Angell's first book on the sport, changed baseball writing forever. Thoughtful, funny, appreciative of the elegance of the game and the passions invested by players and fans, it goes beyond the usual sports reporter's beat to examine baseball's complex place in the American psyche.
Once More around the Park, Paperback (February 2001)» View all books by Roger Angell
The most celebrated baseball writer of our time has selected his favorite pieces from the last forty years in this definitive volume of his most memorable work. "As a chronicler of the game, he's in a class with Ring Lardner and Red Smith."-Newsweek.
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