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Game On by Tom Farrey

Game On

  • Ebook $12.99

    Aug 04, 2009 | 400 Pages

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"Game On‘s the Silent Spring of sports: the book that launches a movement to protect a natural resource. Our children." — Robert Lipsyte, New York Times contributing writer

"Farrey provides an insightful analysis of American society today and gives us a provocative look at its future." — Jay Coakley, author of Sports in Society: Issues and Controversies

"Everyone involved in youth sports should pledge to solve this mounting crisis so artfully exposed by Tom Farrey." — Mark Fainaru-Wada, coauthor of Game of Shadows: Barry Bonds, BALCO, and the Steroids Scandal That Rocked Professional Sports

"Illuminating, penetrating, sobering, Game On is dead-on: a fiercely intelligent, must-read portrait of athletic ideals gone horribly wrong." — Armen Keteyian, chief investigative correspondent, CBS News

"Youth sports has become hyperorganized and deadly serious. Game On identifies the problem and points us toward some solutions." — Bob Costas, NBC sports analyst and author of Fair Ball: A Fan’s Case for Baseball

"Game On debunks the myths of child rearing and shows the lengths we go to and methods we use to build our children into athlete-entertainers at almost any cost." — Former U.S. senator Bill Bradley, author of Values of the Game


From the Hardcover edition.

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