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Jeannette Bruce

Jeannette Bruce

All Jeannette Bruce Stories

Oct. 29, 1973

Shades of Old Sports

Harken this Halloween to those ghostly athletes from beyond the grave: the motorcycle racer of Surrey, the phantom of oldtime games, the wraiths that go bump (and run) in the night

Jan. 19, 1970

SQUINTING AT THE STARS OF SPORT

It's sometimes hard to see out there, but the fans and fanciers of astrology are convinced that a look into the void will help before the game ...

Dec. 22, 1969

This year's crop of gift books looks luscious as a Christmas plum pudding

At Christmastime almost everything looks a little larger than life; bigger, brighter and, of course, more extravagant. Books produced for the Christmas gift market ...

Oct. 18, 1965

A cookbook for huntsmen and fishermen brings wildlife right to the dinner table

The big-game hunter who, at the end of the deer season, hopes never to eat another slice of leftover venison, or the rifleman who fells a bear without a clear idea ...

June 26, 1978

THE MARTIAL ARTS OF THE ORIENT ARE UNVEILED IN A FAT NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA

The kukri is a curved knife, considered by one authority to be the best slashing knife in the world, and used most expertly by Nepalese soldiers ...

Dec. 11, 1967

The old-fashioned hoop and hoople stick are back in orbit with a space-age name

The old-fashioned hoop and hoople stick are back with us but, as with almost everything else these days, the hoop and stick now have a space-age twist.