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Soccerhead an accidental journey into the heart of the American game by Jim Haner

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Published by North Point Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Soccer -- Coaching -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJim Haner.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV943.8 .H36 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3395243M
ISBN 100865476942
ISBN 109780865476943
LC Control Number2005006798
OCLC/WorldCa58545985

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Soccerhead: An Accidental Journey into the Heart of the American Game Jim Haner North Point Press Hardcover pages April “Jim Haner's book is a delight, not just reported and observed but lived and felt. It shows how soccer has invaded America's soul from the playgrounds up, just as Haner learned everything he needs to know about the game, and sports, from kids.”. Powells A YOUTH SOCCER COACH'S INVESTIGATION INTO THE ORIGINS OF SOCCERMANIA Before his son enlisted for a season of Youth Soccer at the neighborhood Boys and Girls Club in College Park, Maryland, Jim Haner was just your typical white, middle-class, suburban by: 1. Seamlessly weaving personal and historical narrative threads, Soccerhead is both an enticing memoir and a cultural inquiry of the first-order--enlightening, entertaining, and informative--shedding new light on a little known chapter of American history.