Smith captures people who are in sport with empathy and precision. Smith is the best storyteller in sports journalism today In an age where we move on to the next big thing in the time it takes an anchor to spout a catchphrase, Smith s dedication to story, craft and voice are so refreshing I ll read anything he writes just because his byline is on the piece. Popular Ebook, Beyond The Game The Collected Sportswriting Of Gary Smith By Gary Smith This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book Beyond The Game The Collected Sportswriting Of Gary Smith, Essay By Gary Smith Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For Please Read And Make A Refission For You Smith is probably the best pure sportswriter of the modern era, so of course the writing in this anthology is excellent esp his profile of a pre rape Mike Tyson However, a lot of his best work seems to be missing from this collection. His article on Magic Johnson is one of the best pieces of journalistic writing I have come across Some of his other stories, notably his profile of Pat Summit, come close. Wonderful writing, don t need to be a sports fan to appreciate these great stories. Smith remains the standard for sportswriting and long form narrative. This is sports writing as it should be Make time for it, even if you don t care about sports. This was a book that I found to be very interesting due to its genre It was about sports and the writing about it and it really caught my attention This book is about Gary smith a sports writer who sees the game from his perspective and writes on it.What surprised me about was that it kept in tune His sports writing is really descriptive which keeps me into the book What I liked about this book is the way Gary smith describes what he is seeing It is very interesting what he does and how he sees sports His writing is really alive and just gets me involved in the situation going on I recommend this book to people who are big sports fans and enjoy reading about sports. Hands down the best sportswriter ever He goes well beyond sports and has a way of drawing the reader in The most detailed sports writer I have ever read He writes so incredibly well and with such great ease, that you can smell the sweat on the court, the grass, the passion, the determination, and at the same time empathize with what drives some of the most well known and unknown athletes past and present I read this book in three weeks in Turkey It was perfect timing, the book game me some part of myself to hold onto as I encountered new experience after new experience.
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- 288 pages
- Beyond the Game: The Collected Sportswriting of Gary Smith
- Gary Smith
- 01 January 2019 Gary Smith