Home Stand: Growing up in Sports / Edition 1

Home Stand: Growing up in Sports / Edition 1

by James McKean
     
 

Home Stand delivers a lyrical, thoughtful reflection of what it is to be an athlete—inside as well as outside the game—and how one man’s love of basketball evolved into a love of poetry, "good turns of speech," writing, and teaching.

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Home Stand delivers a lyrical, thoughtful reflection of what it is to be an athlete—inside as well as outside the game—and how one man’s love of basketball evolved into a love of poetry, "good turns of speech," writing, and teaching.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870137495
Publisher:
Michigan State University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

James McKean was born and raised in the Seattle-Tacoma area. As an undergraduate, he played basketball for the Washington State University Cougars, starting at center from 1965 to 1968 in what was then the PAC 8 conference. At the University of Iowa, he completed an MFA and a Ph.D. in English. McKean's collection of essays, Home Stand, won a Pushcart Prize for D/Altered. He has published two collections of poetry: Headlong (New Writer Award from Great Lakes Colleges Association) and Tree of Heaven (Iowa Poetry Award). McKean now teaches creative writing and American literature at Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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