Basketball : a love story
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New York : Crown Archetype, [2018].
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9781524761783, 1524761788, 9781524761790, 1524761796
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Book
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First edition.
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x, 436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Language
English

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"Inspired by a landmark ESPN Films series"--Jacket.
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Includes index.
Description
"An oral history of basketball"--,Provided by publisher.
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"Inspired by a landmark ESPN film series, this is an extraordinary oral history of basketball--its eye-opening untold history, its profound deeper meaning, its transformative influence on the world--as told through an unprecedented series of candid conversations with the game's greatest icons. This is the greatest love story never told. It has passion and heartbreak, triumph and betrayal. It is deeply intimate yet crosses oceans, upends lives and changes nations. This is the true story of basketball. It is the story of a Canadian invention that took over America, and the world. Of a supposed "white man's sport" that became a way for people of color, women, and immigrants to claim a new place in society. Of a game that demands everything of those who love it, yet gives so much back in return. To tell this story, acclaimed journalists Jackie MacMullan, Rafe Bartholomew and Dan Klores embarked on a groundbreaking mission to interview a staggering lineup of basketball trailblazers. For the first time hundreds of legends, from Kobe, LeBron and Steph Curry to Magic Johnson, Dr. J and Jerry West, spoke movingly about their greatest passion. Iconic coaches like Phil Jackson and Coach K opened up like never before. Those who shattered glass ceilings, from Bill Russell and Yao Ming to Cheryl Miller and Lisa Leslie, explained what it really took to lay claim to their place in the game. Revelatory and life affirming, Basketball: A Love Story is the defining untold oral history of how basketball came to be, and what it means to those who love it."--Jacket.
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This extraordinary oral history of basketball examines its eye-opening untold history, its profound deeper meaning, its transformative influence on the world-- and is told through an unprecedented series of candid conversations with the game's greatest icons. It has passion and heartbreak, triumph and betrayal. This is the true story of basketball: a Canadian invention that took over America, and the world. MacMullan, Bartholomew and Klores interviewed a staggering lineup of basketball trailblazers to tell how basketball came to be, and what it means to those who love it. -- adapted from jacket.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

MacMullan, J., Klores, D., & Bartholomew, R. (2018). Basketball: a love story (First edition.). Crown Archetype.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

MacMullan, Jackie, Dan, Klores and Rafe, Bartholomew. 2018. Basketball: A Love Story. New York: Crown Archetype.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

MacMullan, Jackie, Dan, Klores and Rafe, Bartholomew. Basketball: A Love Story New York: Crown Archetype, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

MacMullan, Jackie,, Dan Klores, and Rafe Bartholomew. Basketball: A Love Story First edition., Crown Archetype, 2018.

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