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Uniform Title Losers (Penguin Books USA, Inc.)
Title Losers : dispatches from the other side of the scoreboard / edited by Mary Pilon and Louisa Thomas.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Books, [2020]
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Description xvi, 288 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction / by Mary Pilon and Louisa Thomas -- The sporting house / by Charles Bock -- Yankees strike / by Bob Sullivan -- Banderillero / by Barry Newman -- An Athens odyssey skips the medal mark : sailing out of a square story / by Kevin Hall -- The peanut vendor and the curse / by Samuel Graham-Felsen -- That loser LeBron / by Ryan O'Hanlon -- Two white kids from New York kicking ass / by Brian Platzer -- Too lucky in love / by Joshua Prager -- If you can't beat 'em / by Louisa Hall -- The great Wimbledon FC heist / by Ryan Bailey -- The 1908 Olympic marathon / by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- Requiem for the Ivory Coast : an anatomy of Greece's last-minute penalty / by Rowan Ricardo Phillips -- The "Dewey defeats Truman" of sports / by James Andrew Miller -- Chasing Ashton Eaton : an unintended pursuit of the world's greatest athlete that no one has heard of / by Jeremy Taiwo, as told to Stefanie Loh -- Galiyeva-ed / by Carla Correa -- The Kyrgios enigma / by Louisa Thomas -- Tomato can blues / by Mary Pilon -- Washington Generals win! / by Matt Nissenbaum -- The guy wearing a hat / by Andrew Lehren -- Losing on purpose / by Mike Pesca -- Larry and the ball / by Abby Ellin -- The loser / by Gay Talese.
Summary "Twenty-two notable writers-including Bob Sullivan, Abby Ellin, Mike Pesca, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Louisa Hall, and Gay Talese-examine the untold stories of the losers, and in doing so reveal something raw and significant about what it means to be human"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Sports -- Psychological aspects.
Defeat (Psychology)
Failure (Psychology)
Athletes -- Psychology.
Added Author Pilon, Mary, editor.
Thomas, Louisa, editor.
Bock, Charles. Sporting house.
Sullivan, Bob. Yankees strike.
Newman, Barry (Journalist). Banderillero.
Hall, Kevin. Athens odyssey skips the medal mark.
Graham-Felsen, Samuel. Peanut vendor and the curse.
O'Hanlon, Ryan. That loser LeBron.
Platzer, Brian. Two white kids from New York kicking ass.
Prager, Joshua. Too lucky in love.
Hall, Louisa. If you can't beat 'em.
Bailey, Ryan. Great Wimbledon FC heist.
ISBN 9780143133834 (trade paperback)
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