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Giants Among Men
Giants Among Men

Giants Among Men

Y.A., L.T., the Big Tuna, and Other New York Giants Stories
By Ira Berkow

SPORTS & RECREATION

304 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

ISBN 9781629370460

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2015)

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Overview

Forty years' worth of columns from one of the New York Times' most popular sportswriters Former New York Times columnist Ira Berkow captures the spirit of the Giants in this unforgettable collection of opinions, stories, and observations from his long and distinguished career. From memories of Fran Tarkenton and Bill Parcells to reflections on Eli Manning and Phil Simms, this work stands as a remarkable collection bringing to life Giants' personalities through the critical and comedic commentary of Ira Berkow.

Author Biography

Ira Berkow shared the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 2001, was a finalist for the Pulitzer for commentary in 1988, and was a sports columnist and feature writer for the New York Times for more than 25 years. He is the bestselling author of 23 books, including Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar, Red: A Biography of Red Smith, and Summers in the Bronx: Attila the Hun and Other Yankee Stories. He was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2009 and also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Roosevelt University in Chicago. He lives in New York City.

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Giants Among Men: Y.A., L.T., the Big Tuna, and Other New York Giants Stories

By Ira Berkow

 

“Ira Berkow is one of the great American writers, without limitation to the field of sports.” – Scott Turow

 

Contact: Olivia Aguilar, Triumph Books, 312.676.4238, o.aguilar@triumphbooks.com


There’s no denying that the New York Giants have one of the richest, most interesting histories in the league. With multiple legends across the ages, there are endless stories of the coaches and players who built this franchise into what it is today.  

 

Longtime New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ira Berkow has collected his Giants-related opinions and stories in Giants Among Men: Y.A., L.T., the Big Tuna, and Other New York Giants Stories (Triumph Books, September 2015). Berkow has chronicled the history of this legendary team by compiling his most critical and comedic commentary on the team over the years. Highlights include:

 

  • Ira Berkow looks back at his time covering Giants games in Yankee stadium and remembers being in awe of Fran Tarkenton
  • Ray Handley: The Giants’ Rookie Head Coach and the Ghost (October 1, 1991)
  • A look at the quarterbacks over the years, from Y.A. Tittle to David Brown
  • Reflections on Eli Manning and Phil Simms

 

Giants Among Men: Y.A., L.T., the Big Tuna, and Other New York Giants Stories is the ultimate collection of some of the best sports writing by Ira Berkow. This ultimate compilation of Giants history is a can’t-miss book for fans who have followed Ira Berkow’s spectacular writing since the beginning.


About the Author:

Ira Berkow shared the Pulitzer Prize for national reporting in 2001, was a finalist for the Pulitzer for commentary in 1988, and was a sports columnist and feature writer for The New York Times for more than 25 years. He is the bestselling author of 23 books, including Maxwell Street: Survival in a Bazaar, Red: A Biography of Red Smith, and Summers in the Bronx: Attila the Hun and Other Yankee Stories. He was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2009 and also received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Roosevelt University in Chicago. He lives in New York City.

 

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