Pacific Rims - Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball

Author(s): Rafe Bartholomew

Travel

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.

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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780451229991
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : New American Library
  • : June 2010
  • : 1.29 Inches X 6.04 Inches X 8.6 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Rafe Bartholomew
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 352