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Ron Rapoport, popular commentator on National Public Radio's
"Weekend Edition" and Sports Columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times,
brings together sixty-six of America's top women sportswriters
in this remarkable anthology. Funny, heartbreaking and
beautifully written, these pieces will delight women and men of
Praise for A Kind of Grace
Surely the day will come when the distinction between female and
male sportswriters is no longer made; until then, sports
enthusiasts can enjoy this collection of women journalists'
unique perspectives and experiences. National Public Radio
sports commentator Rapoport has gathered more than 70 articles
by almost as many different writers, covering everything from
basketball and horse racing to Little League and skating. Many
of the articles focus on the specific challenges faced by female
athletes, coaches, administrators and reporters, but all of the
articles, explains Rapoport in his introduction, are intended to
"give some sense of the changes in conscience and consciousness
the growing number of women sportswriters have helped bring
"Good Stuff . . . Eloquent . . . A powerful argument for gender
equity . . ."
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