Titolo: Sports in America
Casa editrice: Fawcett
Data di pubblicazione: 1981
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780449240632-3
Riassunto: "A comprehensive, controversial examination of sports as a major force in American life." Los Angeles Times
There is a crisis in American sports, and it's getting worse. Drugs, violence, and the corrupting effects of money and fame. Even before these problems made national headlines, master writer James A. Michener was growing concerned about the state of sports in America. Only Michener could tackle a subject so big and leave us amazed and apalled by what we've learned, yet still loving the games we grew up on.
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L'autore: James A. Michener was one of the world?s most popular writers, the author of more than forty books of fiction and nonfiction, including the Pulitzer Prize?winning Tales of the South Pacific, the bestselling novels The Source, Hawaii, Alaska, Chesapeake, Centennial, Texas, Caribbean, and Caravans, and the memoir The World Is My Home. Michener served on the advisory council to NASA and the International Broadcast Board, which oversees the Voice of America. Among dozens of awards and honors, he received America?s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, in 1977, and an award from the President?s Committee on the Arts and Humanities in 1983 for his commitment to art in America. Michener died in 1997 at the age of ninety.
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