cover image The Amateurs

The Amateurs

David Halberstam / Author Penguin Books $6.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-

The author of The Powers that Be and The Best and the Brightest tells of the dedication, competition and camaraderie of the athletes who represented the U.S. in single-scull racing events in the 1984 Olympics. ""Here is Halberstam at his best,'' PW wrote. (September)