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Angell, Roger

Overview
Works: 91 works in 220 publications in 2 languages and 12,681 library holdings
Genres: History  Reference works  Biography  Essays  Short stories  Romance fiction  Drama  Pictorial works  Autobiographies  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Composer
Classifications: PE1408, 808.042
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Late innings : a baseball companion by Roger Angell( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles originally published in the author's column, "The Sporting Scene," in the New Yorker, 1977-1981
The summer game by Roger Angell( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Summer Game, Roger Angell's first book on the sport, changed baseball writing forever. It goes beyond the usual sports reporter's beat to examine baseball's complex place in our American psyche." "Between the miseries of the 1962 expansion Mets and a classic 1971 World Series between the Pirates and the Orioles, Angell finds baseball in the 1960s as a game in transition - marked by league expansion, uprooted franchises, the growing hegemony of television, the dominance of pitchers, uneasy relations between players and owners, and mounting competition from other sports for the fans' dollars."--Jacket
Season ticket : a baseball companion by Roger Angell( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angell's absorbing collection traces the highs and lows of major-league baseball in the 1980's Roger Angell once again journeys through five seasons of America's national pastime-chronicling the larger-than-life narratives and on-field intricacies of baseball from 1982 to 1987. Angell's collected New Yorker essays, written in his unique voice as a fan and baseball aficionado, cover the development of the game both on the diamond and off. While diving into subjects such as Sparky Anderson's '84 Detroit Tigers, the legendary 1986 World Series and the Curse of the Bambino, and the increasingly pervasive issue of player drug use, Angell reveals the craft and technique of the game, and the unforgettable stories of those who played it
Five seasons : a baseball companion by Roger Angell( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the ball -- Starting to belong -- Buttercups rampant -- Stories for a rainy afternoon -- Season lightly -- Three for the Tigers -- Mets redux -- Landscape, with figures -- How the West was won -- Sunny side of the street -- Gone for good -- The companions of the game -- Agincourt and after -- In the counting house -- Scout -- Cast a cold eye
Game time : a baseball companion by Roger Angell( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the author's favorite pieces on baseball includes several previously unpublished stories, profiles of great players, past and present, and other works from 1962 spring training to the 2002 World Series
Nothing but you : love stories from the New Yorker by Roger Angell( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Love becomes life," Roger Angell proposes in his Introduction to Nothing But You: Love Stories from The New Yorker, and the variety of his meticulous and generous selection - thirty-eight stories, the first anthology of New Yorker fiction in three decades - proves his point. With pleasure, sadness, yearning, and dismay, we follow these subtle and surprising investigators of ourselves in love, from the seizures of erotic passion to the revisited depths of romantic despair. Taken separately, these stories suggest the infinite variety of the human heart. Taken together, they are a literary milestone, a comprehensive review of the way we live and love now
A pitcher's story : innings with David Cone by Roger Angell( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twice a twenty-game winner, voted the Cy Young Award as best pitcher in his league, one of sixteen men in history to pitch a perfect game, the holder of five World Series rings and a place among the elite pitchers of the nineties, David Cone has been renowned for his pale-faced hostility on the mound and as a poised, highly intelligent spokesman for baseball itself."--Jacket
Once more around the park : a baseball reader by Roger Angell( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is New York by E. B White( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes the sites and character of the city in 1949
The best American essays 2015( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2014 which were originally published in American periodicals
A day in the life of Roger Angell by Roger Angell( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witty and deftly drawn parodies from a literary legend Roger Angell has a long history with the New Yorker: the son of fiction editor Katharine White and the stepson of E.B. White, Angell has spent decades writing and working for the magazine, to which he has contributed across genres and gained special renown for his essays on baseball. With A Day in the Life of Roger Angell, the author's gifts as an urbane humorist come to the fore. The pieces here include two of Angell's famous Christmas poems, parodies--of horoscopes, sports broadcasts, and Lawrence Durrell--and a tense correspondence over a short fiction contest that pays only in baked goods. Combined, these miniatures form a funny and charming chronicle of Manhattan life, as experienced both on the ground and in the city's most literary circles
Baseball by Walter Iooss( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Color photographs of great moments and great players of the past twenty years in baseball, accompanied by an essay on the sport and the photographer
The stone arbor, and other stories by Roger Angell( Book )

14 editions published between 1960 and 1970 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scout( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down and out baseball scout finds a truly amazing player in a small Mexican town. The only problem is that the player is literally crazy
The perfect game : America looks at baseball by Elizabeth V Warren( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of baseball art and ephemera celebrates the history of baseball
The elements of style by William Strunk( Book )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This manual offers advice on improving writing skills. The emphasis is on promoting a plain English style
Baseball! by Roger Angell( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narration of short stories previously broadcasted on public radio stations
Holiday magazine book of the world's fine food; a treasury of adventures in gastronomy by Holiday (Fla.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes material and recipes on bouillabaisse, oysters, caviar, lobsters, spaghetti, corn, cheese, truffles, coffee, cognac, American wines, New England clambakes, herbs, gourmet gardening, French food and wine, Danish cooking, and British beer
The Yankees reader( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This old man : all in pieces by Roger Angell( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the acclaimed New Yorker writer and editor, a compendium of writings that celebrate the view from the tenth decade of his richly lived life In February 2014, The New Yorker published an essay by Roger Angell called "This Old Man," a meditation on life at age ninety-three. With great humor and not an ounce of self-pity or sentimentality, Angell wrote about health, mind, and memory; reckoning with the past and a long list of friends and family who have died; daily joys and struggles; and, above all, love. Cheerful and beautiful and moving, the piece became an instant classic, won a National Magazine Award, and has been shared and discussed by legions of readers young and old. "This Old Man" is the centerpiece of Angell's new book, which gathers essays, letters, photos, comic verse, and drawings that in aggregate present a kaleidoscopic portrayal of a deeply engaged and vibrant life. Angell's fluid prose and native curiosity make him an amiable and compelling companion on the page. Whether the subject is coping with the loss of his wife, Carol, editing John Updike, the seventh game of the 2014 World Series, his appreciation of fox terriers, or the Fourth of July ceremonies in his summer home in rural Maine, what links the pieces (most of recent vintage) is the deep sense of gratitude that suffuses them. Gratitude for the people he has known, the experiences he's had, the writers and friends and baseball players he admires. It's a portrait of a full and fascinating life, but a portrait always directed generously outward. Angell is New Yorker royalty. Son of Katharine S. White, the first fiction editor ofThe New Yorker, and stepson of E.B. White, Angell wrote his first piece for the magazine in 1944 and was for many years chief fiction editor himself. His affectionate take on the magazine and the personalities who've worked there makes for a lively slice of twentieth (and twenty-first) century cultural history. He is even better known as a baseball writer--he's in the Hall of Fame with Babe Ruth and Willie Mays!--and the baseball writing in the book is pure heaven for fans of the national pastime. Engaging, sharp, and wonderfully written, This Old Man is a pure pleasure to read"--
 
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Game time : a baseball companion
Alternative Names
Roger Angell American editor and sports writer

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English (158)

Japanese (3)

Covers
The summer gameSeason ticket : a baseball companionFive seasons : a baseball companionGame time : a baseball companionNothing but you : love stories from the New YorkerA pitcher's story : innings with David ConeOnce more around the park : a baseball readerHere is New York