String Theory: David Foster Wallace On Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication (Hardback)
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String Theory: David Foster Wallace On Tennis: A Library of America Special Publication (Hardback)

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Hardback 150 Pages / Published: 12/05/2016
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Gathered for the first time in a deluxe collector's edition, here are David Foster Wallace's legendary writings on tennis, five tour-de-force pieces written with a competitor's insight and a fan's obsessive enthusiasm.

Wallace brings his dazzling literary magic to the game he loved as he celebrates the other-worldly genius of Roger Federer; offers a wickedly witty disection of Tracy Austin's memoir; considers the artistry of Michael Joyce, a supremely disciplined athlete on the threshold of fame; resists the crush of commerce at the U.S. Open; and recalls his own career as a "near-great" junior player.

Whiting Award-winning writer John Jeremiah Sullivan provides an introduction.

An instant classic of American sports writing--the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, "the best mind of his generation" (A. O. Scott) and "the best tennis-writer of all time" (New York Times).

Publisher: The Library of America
ISBN: 9781598534801
Number of pages: 150
Weight: 364 g
Dimensions: 231 x 145 x 15 mm

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