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Full Swing: Hits, Runs and Errors in a Writer's Life

Full Swing: Hits, Runs and Errors in a Writer's Life

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A memoir of life and sport by the New York Times columnist and feature writer, one of the most articulate and admired sports writers in America. Mr. Berkow's very personal story carried him from his youth on the streets of Chicago to his accomplishments in Manhattan and elsewhere.

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Ira Berkow was a sports columnist and feature writer for THE NEW YORK TIMES for more than 25 years. He won the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting and was a finalist for the Pulitzer for commentary. He is the author of numerous books, including THE CORPORAL WAS A PITCHER, ROCKIN' STEADY, and SUMMERS IN THE BRONX, the bestsellers MAXWELL STREET: SURVIVAL IN A BAZAAR and RED: A BIOGRAPHY OF RED SMITH, as well as two memoirs, FULL SWING and TO THE HOOP. He was the coauthor and editor of HANK GRE...more