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Welcome To The Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports (Paperback)

By Zirin, Dave
Foreword by Chuck, D.

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Dave Zirin is the best young sportswriter in America. -Robert Lipsyte This much-anticipated sequel to What's My Name, Fool? by acclaimed commentator Dave Zirin breaks new ground in sports writing, looking at the controversies and trends now shaping sports in the United States-and... abroad. Features chapters such as Barry Bonds is Gonna Git Your Mama: The Last Word on Steroids, Pro Basketball and the Two Souls of Hip-Hop, An Icon's Redemption: The Great Roberto Clemente, and Beisbol: How the Major Leagues Eat Their Young. Zirin's commentary is always insightful, never predictable. Dave Zirin is the author of the widely acclaimed book What's My Name, Fool? (Haymarket Books) and writes the weekly column Edge of Sports (edgeofsports.com). He writes a regular column for The Nation and Slam magazine and has appeared as a sports commentator on ESPN TV and radio, CBNC, WNBC, Democracy Now , Air America, Radio Nation, and Pacifica. Chuck D redefined rap music and hip-hop culture as leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy. Spike Lee calls him one of the most politically and socially conscious artists of any generation. He co-hosts a weekly radio show on Air America.
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ISBN 9781931859417
Released NZ 13 Jul 2007
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781931859417
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Haymarket Books
Released 13 Jul 2007
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Zirin, Dave
Foreword by Chuck, D.
Category Sports & Outdoor Recreation
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 280
Dimensions Width: 139mm
Height: 196mm
Spine: 17mm
Dewey Code 306.483
Weight 274g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Sports, United States, Social aspects, Political aspects, Racism in sports
NBS Text General Sport & Fitness Training
ONIX Text General/trade

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