Show Me A Hero
Great Contemporary Stories about Sports
Jeanne Schinto (Editor)
Combining two great American traditions—sports and short fiction—this anthology presents twenty-one first-string stories written by many of our most revered contemporary North American writers. It offers a glimpse into the world beyond winning and losing that lies deep within us all.
Contributors include Toni Cade Bambara, T. C. Boyle, Mark Helprin, Ann Packer, John Sayles, Elizabeth Spencer, John Edgar Wideman, and more.
Jeanne Schinto is the author of three books, Shadow Bands: Stories; Children of Men, a novel; and Huddle Fever: Living in the Immigrant City. She has also edited the short fiction anthologies Virtually Now and The Literary Dog: Great Contemporary Dog Stories. Ms. Schinto teaches literature and creative writing at Brooks School in North Andover, Massachusetts.
Paperback / $13.95 (Can $20.00) / ISBN 978-0-89255-209-2 / 265 pages / Anthology