Lipsyte, Robert (Michael)

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LIPSYTE, Robert (Michael)

LIPSYTE, Robert (Michael). American, b. 1938. Genres: Novels, Children's fiction, Sports/Fitness. Career: New York Times, sports columnist, 1957-71, city and sports columnist, 1991-2003; New York Post, columnist, 1977; CBS News, essayist, 1982-86; NBC News, correspondent, 1986-88; The Eleventh Hour television program, NYC, host, 1989-90. Publications: Nigger, 1964; The Masculine Mystique, 1966; The Contender, 1967; Assignment: Sports, 1970; (with S. Cady) Something Going, 1973; Liberty Two, 1974; Sportsworld: An American Dreamland, 1975; One Fat Summer, 1977; Free to Be Muhammed Ali, 1978; Summer Rules, 1981; Jock and Jill, 1982; The Summerboy, 1982; The Brave, 1991; The Chemo Kid, 1991; The Chief, 1993; (with G. Brown) Sports and Society; (with P. Levine) Idols of the Game, 1995; In the Country of Illness, 1998; Warrior Angel, 2003.