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Breaks of the Game

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ISBN-10: 1401309720

ISBN-13: 9781401309725

Edition: 2009

Authors: David Halberstam, Sherman Alexie

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Join Halberstam on his yearlong journey with the 1979 Portland Trail Blazers and witness professional basketball from the inside. This insightful account is evidence of how much basketball has--and hasn't--changed since 1979.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Hyperion Press
Publication date: 2/17/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

David Halberstam was born on April 10, 1934 in New York City and later attended Harvard University. After graduating in 1955, Halberstam worked at a small daily newspaper until he attained a position at the Nashville Tennessean. Halberstam has written over 20 books including The Children, a written account of his coverage of the Civil Rights Movement; The Best and Brightest, which was a bestseller; and The Game and October, 1964, both detailing his fascination of sports. Halberstam also won a Pulitzer Prize for his reports on the Vietnam War while working for the New York Times. He was killed in a car crash on April 23, 2007 at the age of 73.