An Accidental Journey Into the Heart of the American Game

Book - 2006
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"... a timely meditation on the poetry and politics of the game : a memoir, a cultural history, and a reflection on the Zen-ness of the sport, all rolled into one. This is a book for soccer moms and dads, sports fans, sociologists, polticians, historians, and last but not least, anyone who's ever been empowered by a pair of shin guards and a two-tone ball"--Jacket.
Publisher: New York : North Point Press, c2006
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780865476943
Branch Call Number: 796.334077 HAN NVD
Alternative Title: Soccerhead
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Aug 26, 2008

Great book that is actually 2 stories in 1. It would have been better as just 1 story because the author jumps back and forth between the two. Still worth a read for anyone interested in the history of US soccer and learning to coach.

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