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Angell, Roger

Overview
Works: 102 works in 251 publications in 2 languages and 18,687 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Directories  History  Reference works  Short stories  Biography  Autobiographies  Essays  Romance fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Composer, Contributor
Classifications: PE1408, 808.042
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Most widely held works about Roger Angell
 
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Most widely held works by Roger Angell
The New Yorker by The Yorker Magazine( )

in English and held by 4,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD-ROMS covers all contents contained in folding case. Book has title: Highlights from The complete New Yorker
The summer game by Roger Angell( Book )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and held by 1,093 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 )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and held by 1,047 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 )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 984 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
Late innings : a baseball companion by Roger Angell( Book )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and held by 938 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Articles originally published in the author's column, "The Sporting Scene," in the New Yorker, 1977-1981
How we live : contemporary life in contemporary fiction : an anthology by Penney Chapin Hills( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents "short stories, novellas, and self-contained excerpts from novels in such a way that we are given a comprehensive psychological-sociological account of our life and times."
Game time : a baseball companion by Roger Angell( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger Angell, considered to be baseball's greatest writer, offers a collection of his favorite pieces on baseball, including several previously unpublished stories, profiles of great players, past and present, and other works from 1962 spring training to the 2002 World Series
55 short stories from the New Yorker by New Yorker( Book )

1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 693 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 )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 691 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 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the author's favorite essays, articles, and stories on baseball from the last thirty years
A day in the life of Roger Angell by Roger Angell( Book )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 483 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
Here is New York by E. B White( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 466 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 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compiles the best literary essays of the year 2014 which were originally published in American periodicals
Baseball by Walter Iooss( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 351 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 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scout( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A down and out scout for the New York Yankees finds a talented pitcher in a small Mexican town but once he gets him back home, he discovers the new recruit has some unexpected problems
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 )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This manual offers advice on improving writing skills. The emphasis is on promoting a plain English style
The best American sports writing by Glenn Stout( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of top-selected sports writing from the past year is culled from hundreds of national, regional, and specialty publications as well as a variety of leading sports blogs
 
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Game time : a baseball companion
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Season ticket : a baseball companionFive seasons : a baseball companionLate innings : 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
Alternative Names
Roger Angell Amerikaans journalist (1920-)

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