Horses, Boxers, Blood Money, and the Sporting Life
By (author) William Nack
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My Turf by William Nack
Book DescriptionWilliam 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780306812507
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William Nack
Sometimes They Even Shook Your Hand, Paperback (October 2011)
Paints prose portraits to remind fans of what today's cloistered stars won't share with them
Secretariat, Paperback (October 2010)
The remarkable true story of 'Big Red,' one of America's finest racehorses.
Best American Sports Writing 2008, Paperback (October 2008)» View all books by William Nack
Chosen from more than 350 national, regional, and specialty publications, the 20 pieces in this anthology embrace the world of sports in all its drama, humanity, and excitement. Contributors include Scott Price, Rick Bragg, Gary Smith, and J.R. Moehringer.
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Author Biography - William Nack
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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