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The Best of Frank Deford

I"m Just Getting Started

by Frank Deford

  • 59 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Triumph Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Essays,
  • Sports - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8735042M
    ISBN 101572434368
    ISBN 109781572434363

      Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter is as unconventional and wide-ranging as Frank Deford’s remarkable career, in which he has chronicled the heroes and the characters of just about every sport in nearly every medium. Deford joined Sports Illustrated in , fresh, and fresh out of Princeton. In , he was Editor-in-Chief of The National Sports Daily, one of the /5(12).   "The Entitled is a baseball masterpiece, like The Natural and Field of Dreams." —Mike Schmidt, Baseball Hall of Fame. From legendary six-time National Sportswriter of the Year and NPR commentator Frank Deford comes a richly detailed, page-turning tale that takes you deep into America's game/5(17).

    In this "best of the best" compilation, Deford creates insightful, richly drawn yarns on the human drama and occasional high comedy of athletic competition. His 12th book is a grand collection of the sportswriter's most vivid caricatures, colorful anecdotes, and out-of-left-field Range: $ - $   The Library hosted legendary sportswriter Frank Deford who spoke about his new book, Over Time: My Life as a Sportswriter. Leading the conversation with Deford was another legend in the sports.

    A rollicking sampler of one of NPR’s most popular segments, I’d Know That Voice Anywhere is perfect for sports enthusiasts—as well as sports skeptics—and a must-read for any Frank Deford fan. Named a Best Sports Book of by Buffalo News “Frank Deford definitely is worthy of a spot on the Mt. Rushmore of sportswriters. Frank Deford. Frank Deford is a weekly commentator on NPR s Morning Edition, a Senior Contributing Writer at "Sports Illustrated," and a Senior Correspondent on the HBO show "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel." He is a recipient of the PEN/ESPN Lifetime Achievement Award for Literary Sports Writing and the National Humanities Medal.


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The Best of Frank Deford is a treasure of Deford's best writing and will make an instant fan of any reader. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. /5(15). Frank Deford has 43 books on Goodreads with ratings. Frank Deford’s most popular book is Alex: The Life of a Child.

The Best of Frank Deford relates not only the specific and the spectacular events that make up great sports writing, but reflects through sports the larger world of American culture. This is a grand collection of his most vivid caricatures, colorful anecdotes, and out-of-left-field observations on the often humbling and humorous nature of sport/5(15).

The Best of Frank Deford book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Whether Frank Deford is the voice you hear on National Publ /5.

The Best of Frank Deford relates not only the specific and the spectacular events that make up great sports writing, but reflects through sports the larger world of American culture.

This is a grand collection of his most vivid caricatures, colorful anecdotes, and out-of-left-field observations on the often humbling and humorous nature of : Triumph Books.

The Best of Frank Deford relates not only the specific and the spectacular events that make up great sports writing, but reflects through sports the larger world of American culture. This is a grand collection of his most vivid caricatures, colorful anecdotes, and out-of-left-field observations on the often humbling and humorous nature of sport.

Frank Deford is among the most versatile of American writers. His work has appeared in virtually every medium, including print, where he has written eloquently for Sports Illustrated since The Best of Frank Deford: I'm Just Getting Started by Frank Deford out of 5 stars Kindle Sportsd Illustrated Magazine June 5 Anna Kournikova cover story Frank Deford.

by Frank Deford | Jan 1, Single Issue Magazine Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: IMDb Movies, TV & Celebrities. In my opinion Frank Deford has long since been one of the preeminent sports journalists of our time.

What keeps me from giving this book more of a rave is that most of the pieces contained within are transcripts of his short NPR pieces and as a result sound better than they read/5.

Few writers have been as closely identified with anyone place as Frank Deford was with Sports Illustrated. In two separate stints at the magazine, first from to '89 and then from to If Deford's not the best writer of sports around today, he's sure got numero uno hearing footsteps. This eclectic bag of articles written over the last 15 years for Sports Illustrated should win him the title outright.

In a perceptive and graceful introduction to the 17 pieces, Deford candidly admits that he prefers to go one-on-one with his subjects (""the fewest number of people involved in. Frank Deford is a six-time National Sportswriter of the Year, senior writer for Sports Illustrated, commentator on NPR's Morning Edition, correspondent for HBO's RealSports with Bryant Gumbel and the author of 14 has been elected to the Hall of Fame of the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters and has been awarded both an Emmy and a Peabody.

Benjamin Franklin Deford III (Decem – ) was an American sportswriter and until his death inhe was a regular sports commentator on NPR's Morning Edition radio program.

Deford wrote for Sports Illustrated magazine from until his death inand was a correspondent for the Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel television Born: Benjamin Franklin Deford III, December. DeFord has been writing for Sports Illustrated since the early s. In addition to his Sports Illustrated duties, he is also a correspondent for HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel and a regular, Wednesday commentator for National Public Radio's Morning Frank Deford (born Decemin Baltimore, Maryland) is a senior contributing /5.

The 'Best Of' Frank Deford, According To Frank Deford It's hard to distill 37 years of Frank Deford's sports commentaries down to a few "best of" pieces.

But before he retired, he shared some of. by Frank Deford ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, InDeford's five-month-old daughter Alexandra was diagnosed as having cystic fibrosis, an always-terminal, degenerative lung disease; expected to live only two years, she died injust over age : Frank Deford.

Frank Deford is a brilliant writer, not to mention, probably the single greatest sports' writer on the planet. He just takes sports' writing to a higher level. The Best of Frank Deford will prove book showcases some of Deford's best work as a journalist.5/5(4).

The Best of Frank Deford is a treasure of Deford's best writing and will make an instant fan of any reader. Whether Frank Deford is the voice you hear on National Public Radio's Morning Edition or the name you see in the Newsweek byline, you are sure to be highly entertained with the irreverent musings of this much-acclaimed sports mind.

To see the glory in sport, where somebody comes from behind and does something, sinks a shot in the last second or throws a touchdown pass or hits a home run, there is a beauty in that, and at the end of the day, that's why we love sports more than anything else.

With Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced “a work of enthralling historical fiction” that ranks with the best of his novels, including Everybody’s All American, which Sports Illustrated ranked as one of the twenty-five best sports books of all time (Library Journal, starred review).Brand: ABRAMS (Ignition).

With Bliss, Remembered, the celebrated Frank Deford has produced a work of literature that ranks with the best of his many novels, including Everybody's All American, which Sports Illustrated ranked as one of the twenty-five best sports books of all.The author of more than fifteen books, Frank Deford (b.

) is one of the nation’s most prominent sportswriters. In his nonfiction he has chronicled everything from roller derby to the Miss America pageant, while his novels have used sport as a background for historical fiction and explorations of what athletic competition can mean.

The Best of Frank Deford. His future paymasters at Time Inc. got an early read on Deford’s confidence when he came through Rockefeller Center for a round of interviews in the spring of