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Charley Rosen
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Basketball player, coach, and critically acclaimed novelist CHARLEY ROSEN played for Hunter College from 1959–62, where he set school records for scoring and rebounding, and was voted team MVP all three years. He went on to play for the US Maccabiah team in 1961, for Camden and Scranton in the Eastern League (a forerunner of the Continental Basketball Association) in 1962, and was a member of the bronze-medal-winning team in the World Senior Games in 1994. Rosen coached in the minor-league Continental Basketball Association for nine years and was the head coach of the women's team at the State University of... Read More

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October 21, 2014
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More Than a Game

Written by Phil Jackson and Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $17.95

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More Than a Game

Written by Phil Jackson and Charley Rosen


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: April 3, 2001
Price: $24.95

More than a Game is the odyssey of Jackson’s journey–from New York Knick and world champion, to CBA coach, to six-time Chicago Bulls world champion, to this year’s L.A. Lakers world champion–and the lessons in leadership he learned each step of the way. It is the tale of Rosen’s journey as... Read more >
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More Than a Game

Written by Phil Jackson and Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

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Barney Polan's Game
A Novel of the 1951 College Basketball Scandals
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: December 9, 1997
Price: $23.95

In Barney Polan’s Game, Charley Rosen takes on the legendary point-shaving scandals of 1950 and ‘51, when the best of the college basketball players took money from gamblers in return for affecting the outcomes of games, never knowing that in the process they were trading in their innocence and love of... Read more >

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The Cockroach Basketball League
A Novel
Written by Charley Rosen
Foreword by Phil Jackson


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: October 6, 1998
Price: $13.95

The Cockroach Basketball League follows the tribulations of hard-driving coach Bob Lassner of the Savannah Stars, a team in the Commercial Basketball League–a fiction drawn from Rosen;s own nine years experience coaching in the minor-league Continental Basketball Association. Lassner is an aging hippie and divorcé who hails from a Bronx tenement... Read more >

The House of Moses All-Stars
A Novel
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

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The House of Moses All-Stars
A Novel
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $16.95

A hilarious road novel about an all-Jewish basketball team traveling in a renovated hearse through Depression-era America in search of redemption and big money. The House of Moses All-Stars is considered by many to be one of the best basketball novels--a vivid and historically based account by basketball's most celebrated writer.

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The House of Moses All-Stars
A Novel
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 5, 1996
Price: $24.95

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No Blood, No Foul
A Novel
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: September 2, 2008
Price: $17.95

Jason Lewis is a star college basketball player just back from World War II. He’s a hero, missing two fingers on his shooting hand. He can’t play any longer, so he makes the ultimate ballplayer’s sacrifice: he becomes a referee. Set in postwar New York during the founding of what will... Read more >
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No Blood, No Foul
A Novel
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

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Sammy Wong, All-American

Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

Sammy Wong, All-American tells the tale of a very talented Asian basketball player’s rise and stumble in the all-American sport of basketball—among the most international of team sports, yet one where until very recently Asians were completely unrepresented. The novel unwinds in spectacular fashion. On his high school, college, and professional... Read more >
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Sammy Wong, All-American

Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.95

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The Scandals of '51
How the Gamblers Almost Killed College Basketball
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 5, 1999
Price: $18.95

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The Wizard of Odds
How Jack Molinas Almost Destroyed the Game of Basketball
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: December 3, 2002
Price: $17.95

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The Wizard of Odds
How Jack Molinas Almost Destroyed the Game of Basketball
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: December 4, 2001
Price: $27.95

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Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

The Wizard of Odds
How Jack Molinas Almost Destroyed the Game of Basketball
Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

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