AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

SANDY KOUFAX A Lefty's Legacy

by | Read by Robert Pinsky, Jane Leavy

Biography & Memoir • 6 hrs. • Abridged • © 2002

A LEFTY'S LEGACY is an amazing biography of an incomparable pitcher, a story that exemplifies courage, tenacity, and modesty. Former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, who immortalized Koufax in his poem "Night Game," reads most of the book, with alternating chapters read by the author. The story is a fascinating one, and Leavy reminds us that Koufax on the mound was poetry in motion. Pinsky is a moving reader, whether performing his own poems or classic haiku. But his New Jersey baritone is more a reflection of bookishness than the Brooklyn barrio, making him an unusual choice to read a book about professional baseball. Parents and teachers should take note that the book is peppered with locker-room language inappropriate for younger listeners. S.E.S. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 03]

Advertisement

Formats

Retail pak • Harper Audio • 2002

CS ISBN 0060091347 $25.95 • Four cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×