Donald McRae (author)

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Donald McRae is a South African writer. McRae is noted as the only two-time winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award with Dark Trade: Lost in Boxing in 1996 and In Black and White: The Untold Story of Joe Louis and Jesse Owens in 2002.[1] His other works include Every Second Counts: The Race to Transplant the First Human Heart (2007) and The Great Trials of Clarence Darrow: The Landmark Cases of Leopold and Loeb, John T. Scopes, and Ossian Sweet, published in 2009.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rowbottom, Mike (26 November 2002). "McRae wins sports book prize for second time". London: The Independent. Retrieved 24 November 2009. 
Preceded by
Laura Hillenbrand
William Hill Sports Book of the Year winner
2002
Succeeded by
Tom Bower
Preceded by
John Feinstein
William Hill Sports Book of the Year winner
1996
Succeeded by
Simon Hughes