Books by David Halberstam

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David Halberstam, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, has chronicled the social, political, and athletic life of America in such bestselling books as The Fifties, The Best and the Brightest, and The Amateurs. He lives in New York.

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The Education of a Coach
by David Halberstam
More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner for his ground-breaking reporting on the Vietnam War, Halberstam wrote more than 20 books, almost all of them bestsellers. His...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; Bestsellers; Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
Summer of '49
by David Halberstam
Halberstam’s classic #1 bestseller about the magical summer when baseball’s fiercest rivalry captured the nation’s imagination, and changed the sport forever The summer of 1949: It was baseball’s Golden Age and the year Joe DiMaggio’s New York Yankees were locked in a soon-to-be classic battle with Ted Williams’s Boston...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors; History
The Powers That Be
by David Halberstam
A Pulitzer Prize winner’s in-depth look at four media-business giants: CBS-TV, Time magazine, the Washington Post , and the Los Angeles Times . In this fascinating New York Times bestseller, the author of The Best and the Brightest , The Fifties , and other acclaimed histories turns his investigative eye to the rise of the...
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Categories: History; Social Sciences
The Unfinished Odyssey of Robert Kennedy
by David Halberstam
An illuminating and comprehensive look at the remarkable—and tragically shortened—career of one of America’s most promising leaders Structured around the 1968 Democratic presidential campaign, The Unfinished Odyssey of Robert Kennedy offers an in-depth exploration of Robert Kennedy, both as a man and a politician.  ...
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Categories: Bios & Memoirs of Leaders & Notable People
The Children
by David Halberstam
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Fifties : An “intimate and monumental” account of the people at the core of the civil rights movement ( Publishers Weekly ).   The young men and women at the heart of David Halberstam’s brilliant and poignant The Children came together through Reverend James Lawson’s...
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Categories: History; Politics & Government
The Fifties
by David Halberstam
This vivid New York Times bestseller about 1950s America from a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist is “an engrossing sail across a pivotal decade” ( Time ). Joe McCarthy. Marilyn Monroe. The H-bomb. Ozzie and Harriet . Elvis. Civil rights. It’s undeniable: The fifties were a defining decade for America, complete with...
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Categories: History; Social Sciences
The Reckoning
by David Halberstam
Told with panoramic detail and gripping insight, The Reckoning is the inside story of automakers Ford and Nissan—and the collapse of America’s industrial supremacy After generations of creating high-quality automotive products, American industrialists began losing ground to the Japanese auto industry in the decades after...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; Business Biographies & Primers
The Amateurs: The Story of Four Young Men and Their Quest for an Olympic Gold Medal
by David Halberstam
Halberstam’s suspenseful and inspirational bestselling story of the four amateur rowers who put everything on the line to represent the United States in the 1984 Olympics In 1984, rowing was a sport continually relegated to the margins, far from the spotlights attracted by other Olympic events. That year, four men went...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made
by David Halberstam
A revealing portrait of a once-in-a-generation athlete and global icon One of sport’s biggest superstars, Michael Jordan is more than an internationally renowned athlete. As illuminated through David Halberstam’s trademark balance of impeccable research and fascinating storytelling, Jordan symbolizes the apex of the National...
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Categories: All Sports & Outdoors
The Making of a Quagmire: America and Vietnam During the Kennedy Era
by David Halberstam
Pulitzer-prize winning author David Halberstam's eyewitness account provides a riveting narrative of how the United States created a major foreign policy disaster for itself in a faraway land it knew little about. In the introduction to this edition, historian Daniel J. Singal supplies crucial background information that was...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Best and the Brightest (Modern Library)
by David Halberstam
David Halberstam’s masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain. Using portraits of America’s flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; History
The Teammates: A Portrait of a Friendship
by David Halberstam
More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner for his ground-breaking reporting on the Vietnam War, Halberstam wrote more than 20 books, almost all of them bestsellers. His...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors; Bestsellers
The Next Century
by David Halberstam
A stirring examination of global competition and power in the twentieth century What can we learn from the events of twentieth century? With the effects of the Cold War still evident in the global economy and the lives of everyday Americans, master journalist and historian David Halberstam sets out to answer this question....
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Economics; History; Politics & Government
War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals
by David Halberstam
Pulitzer Prize­-winning journalist David Halberstam chronicles Washington politics and foreign policy in post­ Cold War America. Evoking the internal conflicts, unchecked egos, and power struggles within the White House, the State Department, and the military, Halberstam shows how the decisions of men who served in the Vietnam War...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
Everything They Had: Sports Writing from David Halberstam
by David Halberstam
"Sometimes sports mirrors society, sometimes it allows us to understand the larger society a little better. But mostly, it is a world of entertainment of talented and driven young men and women who do certain things with both skill and passion." --David Halberstam David Halberstam was a distinguished journalist and historian of American...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
The Breaks of the Game
by David Halberstam
More than 6 years after his death David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize-winner for his ground-breaking reporting on the Vietnam War, Halberstam wrote more than 20 books, almost all of them bestsellers. His...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War
by David Halberstam
"In a grand gesture of reclamation and remembrance, Mr. Halberstam has brought the war back home." -- The New York Times David Halberstam's magisterial and thrilling The Best and the Brightest was the defining book about the Vietnam conflict. More than three decades later, Halberstam used his unrivaled research and formidable...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Bestsellers; History
October 1964
by David Halberstam
The bestselling follow-up to the classic The Summer of ’49 , illuminating the heart-pounding 1964 World Series between the Yankees and Cardinals David Halberstam, an avid sports writer with an investigative reporter’s tenacity, superbly details the end of the fifteen-year reign of the New York Yankees in October 1964 . That...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; All Sports & Outdoors; Bestsellers; History
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