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Author photo. David Halberstam attend The 5th Annual POETRY & THE CREATIVE MIND at Alice Tully Hall on April 11, 2007 in New York City

David Halberstam attend The 5th Annual POETRY & THE CREATIVE MIND at Alice Tully Hall on April 11, 2007 in New York City

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David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean. Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Best and the Brightest 1,837 copies, 24 reviews
The Fifties 1,676 copies, 30 reviews
Summer of '49 989 copies, 21 reviews
October 1964 707 copies, 17 reviews
The Powers That Be (Author) 671 copies, 7 reviews
The Reckoning 571 copies, 6 reviews
The Children 510 copies, 8 reviews
The Education of a Coach 453 copies, 10 reviews
Firehouse 397 copies, 4 reviews
The Breaks of the Game 334 copies, 6 reviews
Gonzo: The Life of Hunter S. Thompson (Contributor) 529 copies, 8 reviews
The Best American Travel Writing 2000 (Contributor) 325 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Essays 2002 (Contributor) 208 copies, 1 review
Moments: The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photographs (Foreword; Foreword) 200 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Travel Writing 2007 (Contributor) 153 copies
Suburbia (Introduction, some editions) 128 copies, 1 review
ESPN SportsCentury (Introduction) 88 copies
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