The Poet: The Life and Los Angeles Times of Jim Murray (Hardback)Steven Travers (author)
Hardback 312 Pages / Published: 01/02/2013
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Forget Ring Lardner, Grantland Rice, and the others. Jim Murray of the Los Angeles Times was not merely the best writer but the single greatest sports columnist who ever lived - fullstop. Known for his highly descriptive metaphors and phrasing - i.e "a strike zone the size of Hitler's heart" - Murray was a poet. Steven Travers provides an in-depth look at a man whose influence went far beyond the baseball diamond and the boxing ring.
Publisher: Potomac Books Inc
Number of pages: 312
Weight: 567 g
Dimensions: 152 x 228 x 33 mm
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