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Alive and kicking : when soccer moms take the field and change their lives forever

Author: Harvey Araton
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2001.
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Sportswriter Araton follows the first two years of a women's soccer league in suburban Montclair, New Jersey and the changes it had on the women involved, some of whom had never played in a team sport before.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Araton, Harvey.
Alive and kicking.
New York : Simon & Schuster, c2001
(OCoLC)648557605
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Araton
ISBN: 0684873907 9780684873909 9781416575177 1416575170
OCLC Number: 46703988
Description: 253 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Across the Sideline 23 --
2. Town and Country 33 --
3. Soul of a Soccer Mom 47 --
4. Choosing Up Sides 61 --
5. Belles of the Ball 77 --
6. Role Models 93 --
7. Hitting Home 109 --
8. Generations 123 --
9. Breaking Up Is Hard to Do 143 --
10. MOB Rule 161 --
11. Alphas and Betas 175 --
12. Leading Ladies 197 --
13. Rainy Day Women 215 --
Epilogue: Playing for Keeps 233.
Responsibility: Harvey Araton.
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In the tradition of the bestselling "In These Girls", a "New York Times" sports columnist takes a provocative look at a group of suburban soccer-playing moms in a compelling narrative of the national  Read more...

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Robert Lipsyte "The New York Times" Araton's smart, compassionate, personal touch brings to life one of the most thrilling sports stories of our time: grown women finding their grooves and learning Read more...

 
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