THE MINORITY QUARTERBACK: And Other Lives in Sports.
Edition: First printing.
Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2002. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of essays, written over a period of 20 years, which focus on athletes overcoming hardships, including profiles of pitcher Jim Abbott, who worked past the handicap of having just one arm, and Geno Torretta, who won the Heisman Trophy. The title piece, which was cowinner of a 2000 Pulitzer Prize, examines the struggle that minority football players have undergone in winning recognition at a position once reserved for white players. SIGNED by the author on the front endpaper. Index. xi, 307 pp. ISBN: 1-566634229.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.