How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization

Franklin Foer (Author)
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Description

"An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about."
--The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."
--The Wall Street Journal

"Foer's skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations... are comparable to those in Norman Mailer's journalism."
--The Boston Globe

A groundbreaking work--named one of the five most influential sports books of the decade by Sports Illustrated--How Soccer Explains the World is a unique and brilliantly illuminating look at soccer, the world's most popular sport, as a lens through which to view the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy.

Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.71
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
May 11, 2010
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.76 X 8.0 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
ISBN/EAN
9780061978050
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About the Author

Franklin Foer is the editor of The New Republic. He lives in Washington, D.C.