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The Resource String theory : David Foster Wallace on tennis, text by David Foster Wallace ; introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan

String theory : David Foster Wallace on tennis, text by David Foster Wallace ; introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan

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String theory : David Foster Wallace on tennis
Title
String theory
Title remainder
David Foster Wallace on tennis
Statement of responsibility
text by David Foster Wallace ; introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Writer of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collects essays about tennis in which the author challenges the sports memoir genre, profiles two of the world's greatest players, and shares his own experiences in his youth as a regionally ranked tennis player
Summary
Hailed as “the best tennis writer of all time” by The New York Times, an instant classic of American sportswriting contains David Foster Wallace's five famous essays on tennis that are some of the greatest and most innovative magazine writing in recent history
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10495042
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wallace, David Foster
Dewey number
796.342
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sullivan, John Jeremiah
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tennis
  • Tennis literature
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
David Foster Wallace on tennis
Label
String theory : David Foster Wallace on tennis, text by David Foster Wallace ; introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Library of America special publication."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Derivative sport in tornado alley -- How Tracy Austin broke my heart -- Tennis player Michael Joyce's professional artistry as a paradigm of certain stuff about choice, freedom, limitation, joy, grotesquerie, and human completeness -- Democracy and commerce at the U.S. Open -- Federer both flesh and not
Control code
000058572565
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 138 pages
Isbn
9781598534801
Lccn
2015951697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99968317433
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)926062158
Label
String theory : David Foster Wallace on tennis, text by David Foster Wallace ; introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
"A Library of America special publication."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Derivative sport in tornado alley -- How Tracy Austin broke my heart -- Tennis player Michael Joyce's professional artistry as a paradigm of certain stuff about choice, freedom, limitation, joy, grotesquerie, and human completeness -- Democracy and commerce at the U.S. Open -- Federer both flesh and not
Control code
000058572565
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 138 pages
Isbn
9781598534801
Lccn
2015951697
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
99968317433
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)926062158

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