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Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy - Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame

Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m.

at Sixth & I
600 I Street, NW
Metro: Gallery Place/Chinatown

Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy

Jewish Jocks: An Unorthodox Hall of Fame (Twelve, $26.99) is a collection of biographical musings, sociological riffs about assimilation, and reflections on influential and unexpected pioneers in the world of sports. Essays by preeminent writers explore significant Jewish athletes, coaches, broadcasters, trainers, and even team owners. Contributors include: David Remnick, Howard Cosell, Jonathan Safran Foer, Man Booker Prize–winner Howard Jacobson, America‘s greatest ping-pong player Marty Reisman, Deborah Lipstadt, and Jane Leavy.

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Nov 15 2012