The Resource The Breaks of the Game, David Halberstam, (eBook)

The Breaks of the Game, David Halberstam, (eBook)

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The Breaks of the Game
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The Breaks of the Game
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David Halberstam
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The New York Times bestseller, now with an introduction by Bill Simmons, The Breaks of the Game focuses on one grim season (1979-80) in the life of the Bill Walton-led Portland Trail Blazers, a team that only three years before had been NBA champions.As Halberstam follows this collection of men through the months, through the losing streaks and occasional victories, the endless trips and the brutal schedules, we come to know them and their world--the other players, coaches, and owners; the competition, drafts, trades, and traditions; the wives, the fans, the media connections--a world of grand dreams, impossible expectations, and bracing realities.The tactile authenticity of Halberstam's knowledge of the basketball world is unrivaled. Yet he is writing here about far more than just basketball. This is a story about a place in our society where power, money, and talent collide and sometimes corrupt, a place where both national obsessions and naked greed..
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Halberstam, David
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English
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The Breaks of the Game, David Halberstam, (eBook)
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The Breaks of the Game, David Halberstam, (eBook)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
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809669771
Dimensions
unknown
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
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remote
System control number
5D475CEA-E8F0-4F45-A3E1-96601F265792

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