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

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

by Rafe Bartholomew
 

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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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451233226
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
906,337
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Rafe Bartholemew is currently an assistant editor at Harper's magazine. He received his master's degree from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

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