Nicholas Dawidoff Writing Styles in The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg

Nicholas Dawidoff
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Perspective

The author of this book, Nicholas Dawidoff, is a graduate of Harvard University. The author spent a year in Asia as a Henry Luce Scholar as well. The author has written multiple articles for publications such as Sports Illustrated and The American Scholar. The author shares with the subject of this book a love of both sports and academics.

The author comes to this novel with an objective perspective. The author did not know Moe Berg or any of his family members. However, he clearly has respect for Moe Berg and a fascination for the strange life Berg lived. The author presents his story with the objectiveness of a journalist, but occasionally makes comments that leave the reader with the belief that the author has a strong affection and an interest protecting the memory of Moe Berg.

Tone

The tone of this novel strives to be objective. The...

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