Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame

by Franklin Foer

Other authorsMarc Tracy
Book, 2012

Barcode

123461804

Call number

696 FOE

Publication

New York, NY Twelve, 2012

Description

With contributions from celebrated Jewish writers including David Remnick, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Dahlia Lithwick, provides an overview of the most influential Jewish figures in sports, from Howard Cosell to Sandy Koufax.

User reviews

LibraryThing member bostonian71
An idiosyncratic collection of essays, most rather short, and several don't fit the classic definition of either Jew or Jock. But the book did grow on me, even if I still don't think a competitive eater belongs among the sportsmen and sportswomen.

Original publication date

2012

ISBN

1455516139 / 9781455516131

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