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Basketball: Great Writing About America’s Game

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Feb 27, 2018 | 485 Pages
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“Splendid. . . . Like an all-star game between hard covers.”
—David M. Shribman, The Wall Street Journal

“An embarrassment of riches. . . . This collection is a slam dunk for anyone who loves basketball.”
—Erik Spanberg, The Christian Science Monitor

“Deserves a place on the shelf of any self-respecting hoops fan.”
— Alex Belth, Stacks

“What a terrific book. . . . Wolff’s basketball anthology is such a wonderful surprise.”
Jeff Simon, The Buffalo News

“Alexander Wolff has put together this collection like a master point guard distributing the ball, deftly providing both a chronology of the game and a full, rich accounting of its place in American culture.”
—Glenn Stout, series editor, The Best American Sports Writing 

“A great hoops book. . . . Casts a wide net that goes far beyond the NBA . . .  [to] speak to the multitudes contained within the game, whether it’s played on the biggest stage in the world or a playground after dark.” 
— Dallas Morning News 

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