Beyond the Game

Beyond the Game In The Tradition Of John McPhee And David Halberstam, This Collection From One Of The Most Accomplished Sports Journalists Working Today Captures The Spirit Of The Game And The Humanity Of Its Athletes.

Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Beyond the Game book, this is one of the most wanted Gary Smith author readers around the world.

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  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Beyond the Game
  • Gary Smith
  • English
  • 03 July 2017
  • 0802138497

10 thoughts on “Beyond the Game

  1. says:

    Re Smith s Lying in Wait his best, in my opinion Smith s writing style made me care about George O Leary, the ill famed former Notre Dame football coach who was fired for lying on his resume The author s profile brings you up with O Leary in his Irish Catholic home, then knocks you down with him when news of his embellished r sum first breaks It ushers you into the team s weight room, granting you access to its sacred rituals It lets you peek over O Leary s shoulder as he pens his own de Re Smith s Lying in Wait his best, in my opinion Smith s writing style made me care about George O Leary, the ill famed former Notre Dame football coach who was fired for lying on his resume The author s profile brings you up with O Leary in his Irish Catholic home, then knocks you down with him when news of his embellished r sum first breaks It ushers you into the team s weight room, granting you access to its sacred rituals It lets you peek over O Leary s shoulder as he pens his own demise And eventually it transforms you into a juror, prompting you to evaluate O Leary s guilt or innocence If I could captivate readers as well as Smith does, I would consider myself a gifted and successful journalist.Smith is also a remarkable reporter He seamlessly interweaves action with intimate details and personal anecdotes that make the reader feel as if he or she is privy to privileged information It s almost as if he moves in with his subje...

  2. says:

    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 t...

  3. says:

    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 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 p...

  4. says:

    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.

  5. says:

    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.

  6. says:

    Wonderful writing, don t need to be a sports fan to appreciate these great stories.

  7. says:

    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.

  8. says:

    Smith remains the standard for sportswriting and long form narrative.

  9. says:

    This is sports writing as it should be Make time for it, even if you don t care about sports.

  10. says:

    Smith captures people who are in sport with empathy and precision.

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