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The Resource Against football : one fan's reluctant manifesto, Steve Almond

Against football : one fan's reluctant manifesto, Steve Almond

Label
Against football : one fan's reluctant manifesto
Title
Against football
Title remainder
one fan's reluctant manifesto
Statement of responsibility
Steve Almond
Title variation
Against football
Title variation remainder
one fans reluctant manifesto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that not only is American football hazardous to players' health, and especially to their brains, but also that American support of the sport encourages violence, prejudices, and other ethically troubling behavior
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10351230
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, Steve
Dewey number
796.332
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV954
LC item number
.A56 2014
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Football
  • Football fans
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
one fan's reluctant manifesto
Label
Against football : one fan's reluctant manifesto, Steve Almond
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I wasn't out cold, but I was out -- A brief and wildly subjective history of football -- A deep and true joy penetrated my being -- You knock my brains out this Sunday and I knock your brains out the next time we meet -- This eager violence of the heart -- "Get money!" on three -- The love song of Richie Incognito -- The blind spot -- Their sons grow suicidally beautiful -- All games aspire to a condition of war -- Bill Simmons draws the line -- Stop being a fan, start being a player
Control code
ocn887605041
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781612194158
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014018038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)887605041
Label
Against football : one fan's reluctant manifesto, Steve Almond
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I wasn't out cold, but I was out -- A brief and wildly subjective history of football -- A deep and true joy penetrated my being -- You knock my brains out this Sunday and I knock your brains out the next time we meet -- This eager violence of the heart -- "Get money!" on three -- The love song of Richie Incognito -- The blind spot -- Their sons grow suicidally beautiful -- All games aspire to a condition of war -- Bill Simmons draws the line -- Stop being a fan, start being a player
Control code
ocn887605041
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiii, 178 pages
Isbn
9781612194158
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014018038
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)887605041

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