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Image for The Man in the Crowd: Confessions of a Sports Addict [*SIGNED*]

The Man in the Crowd: Confessions of a Sports Addict [*SIGNED*]

By: Cohen, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1981)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 22593

ISBN: 0-394-50875-0

Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dj


[book itself is tight and clean, with no discernible wear; jacket also quite nice, with just a couple of tiny external nicks (one at top of spine, the other at top right corner of front panel), and several vertical creases in the rear flap]. INSCRIBED in 2004 "to _______ & _____ -- / All the best, / Love" and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. An acknowledged classic of sports literature, this "wonderfully evocative memoir of [the author's] lifelong fascination with the world of sports [is] much more than that. It is also a nostalgic remembrance of decades past, and the way life ... View more info

Image for The Game They Played [*SIGNED*]

The Game They Played [*SIGNED*]

By: Cohen, Stanley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20669

ISBN: 0-374-21293-7

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[nice tight clean copy, with no discernible wear to book; jacket a little bit rubbed, but bright and clean]. INSCRIBED to friends and SIGNED by the author on the ffep. An "autobiographical documentary" of the college basketball scandal of the early 1950's, when several members of the 1949-50 City College (N.Y.) team -- the first and only team to ever win both the NIT and the NCAA tournaments in the same season -- were arrested for fixing the scores of basketball games. The scandal spread to other New York City teams, and then to colleges in other parts of the country. The author "... View more info