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1969 Book Club

Described at the time, by Robert Lipsyte in the New York Times, as “the high point of American sports journalism,” Levels of the Game is John McPhee’s stroke-by-stroke description of a 1968 tennis match between Arthur Ashe and Clark Graebner, in which he spends as much time exploring the temperaments and psychologies of the players as on the match itself.

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