Saturday, April 27, 2013
Review: Summer of '49
Summer of '49 by David Halberstam
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Many great anecdotes and quotes, but altogether something of a disappointment. I never got into a good flow with the narrative. The accounts of the games were often flat. I was not surprised to find out that Halberstam is a Yankee fan; the book is about 70% about the Yankees and DiMaggio in particular. I wanted, obviously, more about Sox.
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Posted by Shawn Klein at 4/27/2013 05:04:00 PM