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The acclaimed nationwide best seller and companion volume to Ken Burnss grand-slam PBS documentary—updated and expanded to coincide with the broadcast of a new, two-part Tenth Inning that lokos back on the age of steroids, home-run records, the rise of Latino players, and so much more.

With a narrative by Geoffrey C. Ward, a preface to the new edition by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, a new chapter by Kevin Baker, and an introduction by Roger Angell

Essays by Thomas Boswell, Robert W. Creamer, Gerald Early, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Bill James, David Lamb, Daniel Okrent, John Thorn, George F. Will

And featuring an interview with Buck ONeil

Synopsis:

To coincide with the PBS broadcast of a new two-part Tenth Inning episode, this expanded edition--including a new chapter by historian and novelist Kevin Baker--brings the monumental work "Baseball" into the turbulent 21st century.

Synopsis:

With more than 500 photographs

-- Introduction by Roger Angell

-- Essays by Thomas Boswell, Robert W. Creamer, Gerald Early, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Bill James, David Lamb, Daniel Okrent, John Thorn, George E Will

-- And featuring an interview with Buck O'Neil

About the Author

Geoffrey C. Ward is a historian and biographer and the author of fourteen books. He won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1989 and the Francis Parkman Prize in 1990. He is also the winner of five Emmys and two Writers Guild of America awards for his work for public television. He lives in New York City.

Ken Burns’s films include The National Parks, Jazz, Baseball, and The Civil War, which was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television. His work has won numerous prizes, including the Emmy and Peabody Awards, two Academy Award nominations, and a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Award. He lives in Walpole, New Hampshire.

Kevin Baker is the author of the City of Fire trilogy and was the chief historical researcher for Harry Evans’s The American Century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375711978
Author:
Ward, Geoffrey C
Publisher:
Knopf Publishing Group
Author:
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Author:
Burns, Ken
Author:
Baker, Kevin
Subject:
Baseball - General
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
590 PHOTOGRAPHS
Pages:
592
Dimensions:
10.8 x 9.2 x 1.25 in 4.34 lb

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Product details 592 pages Knopf Publishing Group - English 9780375711978 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , To coincide with the PBS broadcast of a new two-part Tenth Inning episode, this expanded edition--including a new chapter by historian and novelist Kevin Baker--brings the monumental work "Baseball" into the turbulent 21st century.
"Synopsis" by , With more than 500 photographs

-- Introduction by Roger Angell

-- Essays by Thomas Boswell, Robert W. Creamer, Gerald Early, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Bill James, David Lamb, Daniel Okrent, John Thorn, George E Will

-- And featuring an interview with Buck O'Neil

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