Format: Trade Paperback, 546 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: January 3, 2006 Price: $18.00 ISBN: 978-0-375-71004-9 (0-375-71004-3)
Winner of the 2005 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Non-fiction
He was the first black heavyweight champion in history, the most celebrated–and most reviled–African American of his age. In Unforgivable Blackness, the prizewinning biographer Geoffrey C. Ward brings to vivid life the real Jack Johnson, a figure far more complex and compelling than...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press On Sale: September 8, 1998 Price: $16.95 ISBN: 978-1-888363-67-8 (1-888363-67-3)
To Peter Westbrook, “harnessing anger” means controlling one’s fury and channeling it in a positive direction. Westbrook’s success in what he once called “that strange white sport” is really just one expression of the self-discipline that has led him to beat the odds, again and again.
Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: January 22, 2013 Price: $15.95 ISBN: 978-0-307-47336-3 (0-307-47336-8)
From the former New York Times Beijing bureau chief comes a closely observed story of a struggling Chinese basketball team and its quixotic, often comical attempt to make the playoffs by copying the American stars of the NBA.
When the worst professional basketball team in China, the Shanxi Brave Dragons, hired former...
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