The Resource Against Football, Steve Almond, (electronic resource)

Against Football, Steve Almond, (electronic resource)

Label
Against Football
Title
Against Football
Statement of responsibility
Steve Almond
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Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Best Seller "Powerful...an important read." ? Publishers Weekly New York Times bestselling author Steve Almond takes on America's biggest sacred cow: football In Against Football , Steve Almond details why, after forty years as a fan, he can no longer watch the game he still loves. Using a synthesis of memoir, reportage, and cultural critique, Almond asks a series of provocative questions: Does our addiction to football foster a tolerance for violence, greed, racism, and homophobia? What does it mean that our society has transmuted the intuitive physical joys of childhood?run, leap, throw, tackle?into a billion-dollar industry? How did a sport that causes brain damage become such an important emblem for our institutions of higher learning? There has never been a book that exposes the dark underside of America's favorite game with such searing candor
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Almond, Steve
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Health & Fitness
  • Sports & Recreations
  • Nonfiction
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Against Football, Steve Almond, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9781612194165
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FDDB4DC0-FDB9-4D80-A90D-D3AD17C97870
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Label
Against Football, Steve Almond, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/fddb4dc0-fdb9-4d80-a90d-d3ad17c97870
Publication
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612194165
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
FDDB4DC0-FDB9-4D80-A90D-D3AD17C97870
System details
  • Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read

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