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Out of Bounds Inside the NBA's Culture of Rape, Violence, and Crime

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ISBN-10: 0060726040

ISBN-13: 9780060726041

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jeff Benedict

List price: $14.99
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The paperback edition of the controversial, in-depth look at criminals in the NBA, from Jeff Benedict, author of Pros and Cons and an expert on athletes and crime. Out of Bounds is a searing indictment of professional basketball players who live in a world where criminal laws and social norms don't exist, a world where they are given license to act above the law. On the court, they dazzle us with their spectacular physical feats. They generate millions of dollars of revenue for the NBA and their teams. But underneath all the glitz is a seamy underbelly, a rash of lawlessness that is gripping the NBA. Based on a first-of-its-kind investigation into the criminal histories of 177 NBA…    
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Book details

List price: $14.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 6/14/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Bruce Coville was born in Syracuse, New York, on May 16, 1950. He spent one year at Duke University in North Carolina. Coville started working seriously at becoming a writer when he was seventeen. He was not able to start selling stories right away, so he had many other jobs, including toymaker, gravedigger, cookware salesman, and assembly line worker. Eventually, Coville became an elementary teacher, and worked with second and fourth graders. Coville married Katherine Dietz an artist, and they began trying to create books together. It wasn't until 1977 that they finally sold their first book, The Foolish Giant. They joined together on two other books after that, Sarah's Unicorn and The…    

Preface
Introduction: Every Woman's Fear
Prologue: Under Arrest
Sexual Liberties
Gross Felony
The Problem Solvers
Hush Money
Something Bad Happened
No Strings Attached
Above the Law
Do You Know Who I Am?
Put Your Hands Up
Staying Power
Criminals on Scholarship
Bad Heroes
Indulge Me
Sleeping with the Enemy
Pound of Flesh
See No Evil
Notes
Bibliography