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Off the Rim
     

Off the Rim

by Fred Hobson
 
Off the Rim is a narrative of college basketball and society, of growing up and not growing up. It is a book about basketball that is more than a book about basketball. It is, in the beginning, a depiction of a part of the South that departs from the usual idea of Dixie, a look into the culture, religion, and politics of the Carolina hills. It is a portrait of the

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Off the Rim is a narrative of college basketball and society, of growing up and not growing up. It is a book about basketball that is more than a book about basketball. It is, in the beginning, a depiction of a part of the South that departs from the usual idea of Dixie, a look into the culture, religion, and politics of the Carolina hills. It is a portrait of the people who made up the South and, in some respects, it is the story of a boyhood that never ends, relived each year during basketball season in the frantic, tortured life of a fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826265258
Publisher:
University of Missouri Press
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
280
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
14 Years

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