Gary M. Pomerantz
Gary M. Pomerantz

Gary M. Pomerantz, historian, journalist and Stanford University lecturer, is the author of six nonfiction books on topics ranging from history to sports to civil rights. His first, Where Peachtree Meets Sweet Auburn, on Atlanta’s racial conscience, was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He also authored WILT, 1962, about Wilt Chamberlain’s legendary 100-point game (a New York Times Editors’ List selection); Nine Minutes, Twenty Seconds, about an aviation crash; The Devil’s Tickets about a Jazz Age murder and trial; and Their Life’s Work, a narrative about the 1970’s Pittsburgh Steelers that explores football’s gifts and costs. For the past twelve years, he has taught reporting and writing at Stanford’s Graduate Program in Journalism.

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Author: Gary M. Pomerantz | Narrator: Gary M. Pomerantz
Release Date: October 23, 2018
The New York Times BestsellerOut of the greatest dynasty in American professional sports history, an intimate story of race, mortality, and regretAbout to turn ninety, Bob Cousy, the Hall of Fame Boston Celtics captain who led the team to its first s...
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Author: Gary M. Pomerantz | Narrator: Roscoe Orman
Release Date: April 26, 2005
On the night of March 2, 1962, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as the Big Dipper, scored one hundred points in a game against the New York Knickerbock...
Wilt, 1962 Cover