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Jun 07, 2011
| ISBN 9780451233226
Jun 01, 2010
| ISBN 9781101187913
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Jun 07, 2011 | ISBN 9780451233226
Jun 01, 2010 | ISBN 9781101187913
A young man’s journey through the Philippines’ most unlikely obsession: basketball. In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country’s love of basketball. From street corners where diehards fashion hoops out of old car parts to the professional league where politicians exploit team loyalties to win elections, Pacific Rims gets the story-and gets in the game.
Rafe Bartholomew is the author of Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin’ in Flip-Flops and the Philippines’ Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball. For more than four years, Bartholomew worked at the ESPN website Grantland.com as a senior editor. His writing has appeared… More about Rafe Bartholomew
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