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Soccerhead An Accidental Journey into the Heart of the American Game

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ISBN-10: 0865477337

ISBN-13: 9780865477339

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jim Haner

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A YOUTH SOCCER COACH'S INVESTIGATION INTO THE ORIGINS OF SOCCERMANIA Before his son enlisted for a season of Youth Soccer at the neighborhood Boys and Girls Club in College Park, Maryland, Jim Haner was just your typical white, middle-class, suburban father. And as an award-winning journalist for "The Sun "(Baltimore), he was more likely to write about scoundrels than soccer. But his son caught the bug, and before long, Haner was giving pep talks to nine-year-olds in shin guards and cleats and the game had become an all-consuming obsession. Digging deep into the historical record, Haner sets out to document the soccer craze from the bottom up, tracing the rises and falls in the game's…    
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Book details

List price: $21.00
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Publication date: 4/3/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.25" wide x 5.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.528
Language: English