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In elegantly winding articles for The New Yorker loaded with inventive imagery, he wrote more like a fan than a sports journalist.
A master of the synthesizer, he won an Oscar for that film’s score, and his memorable theme song became a No. 1 pop hit.
Being fired as an advertising executive freed him to write a blistering memoir about his Southern family and an erotic novel that became a best seller.