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Three Nights in August

by Buzz Bissinger

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7605145M
ISBN 100618405445
ISBN 109780618405442
OCLC/WorldCa57207520

Three Nights in August Strategy, Heartbreak, and Joy, Inside the Mind of A Manager (Book): Bissinger, Buzz: Three Nights in August captures the strategic and emotional complexities of baseball's quintessential form, the three-game series. As the St. Louis Cardinals battle their archrival Chicago Cubs, we watch from the dugout through the eyes of legendary manager Tony La Russa, considered by. Eschewing a pedantic tone throughout the book, Bizzinger intersperses serious baseball strategy with humorous anecdotes that often bring out the human element. Written with uncanny insight into both the game as played today and the modern ballplayer, Three .

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The book follows a three-game series during against the Chicago Cubs and their wily skipper, Dusty Baker. It’s a fresh and thoroughly enjoyable narrative—like TiVo-ing through a great matchup, with Bissinger lingering over the good parts and skipping the junk. We understand how such a mind works after reading Three Nights in August. THREE NIGHTS IN AUGUST captures the strategic and emotional complexities of baseball's quintessential form, the three-game series. As the St. Louis Cardinals battle their archrival Chicago Cubs, we watch from the dugout through the eyes of legendary manager Tony La Russa, considered by many to be the shrewdest mind in the game today.


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Louis Cardinals manager Tony La h 25 years of managing, Tony La Russa has won more games than any current manager. He's the most. Three Nights in August is the first sports-related book you have written since Friday Night Lights was published in Why the fifteen-year wait.

I have never seen myself as a writer exclusively in the sports genre. My second book, A Prayer for the City, was about urban America, and little of my magazine work for Vanity Fair has had to do with sports. Hardcover. Condition: As New.

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