The Resource On tennis: : five essays, David Foster Wallace, (eaudio)

On tennis: : five essays, David Foster Wallace, (eaudio)

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On tennis: : five essays
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On tennis:
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five essays
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David Foster Wallace
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eng
Summary
David Foster Wallace's extraordinary writing on tennis, collected for the first time in an exclusive digital-original edition. A "long-time rabid fan of tennis," and a regionally ranked tennis player in his youth, David Foster Wallace wrote about the game like no one else. ON TENNIS presents David Foster Wallace's five essays on the sport, published between 1990 and 2006, and hailed as some of the greatest and most innovative sports writing of our time. This lively and entertaining collection begins with Wallace's own experience as a prodigious tennis player ("Derivative Sport in Tornado Alley"). He also challenges the sports memoir genre ("How Tracy Austen Broke My Heart"), takes us to the US Open ("Democracy and Commerce at the U.S. Open"), and profiles of two of the world's greatest tennis players ("Tennis Player Michael Joyce's Professional Artistry as a Paradigm of Certain Stuff About Choice, Freedom, Limitation, Joy, Grotesquerie, and Human Completeness" and "Federer Both Flesh and Not"). With infectious enthusiasm and enormous heart, Wallace's writing shows us the beauty, complexity, and brilliance of the game he loved best
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Wallace, David Foster
Dewey number
796.342
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other
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Read by Robert Petkoff
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  • Petkoff, Robert
  • hoopla digital
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Tennis
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adult
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On tennis: : five essays, David Foster Wallace, (eaudio)
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unknown
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781478929611
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11608663
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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11608663
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MWT11608663
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
On tennis: : five essays, David Foster Wallace, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478929611
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11608663
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11608663
System control number
MWT11608663
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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