At a glance:
- Author: Roger Kahn
- First Published: 1972
- Type of Work: Memoir/cultural criticism
- Time of Work: 1927-1972
- Setting: New York and Los Angeles
- Genres: Criticism, Nonfiction, Memoir, Sports writing
- Subjects: History, Journalism or journalists, Memory, Race, Manners or customs, Social life, Baseball, Generation gap, Biography, Nostalgia, Leisure
Form and Content
By 1968, when he began work on The Boys of Summer, Roger Kahn had progressed from copy boy at the old New York Herald Tribune, where he began work in 1948, to editor-at-large for The Saturday Evening Post. Kahn had established himself as a sportswriter with the Herald Tribune before switching to a more prestigious job at Sports Illustrated in 1954. From 1956 to 1960, he served as sports editor for Newsweek. Kahn then worked as a highly successful free-lance writer before taking the job at The Saturday...
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