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Bounce : the myth of talent and the power of practice

Author: Matthew Syed
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 2011. ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this thoughtful, provocative book, a former Olympian persuasively demonstrates how sports offer powerful and often overlooked tools with which to explore fundamental subjects, including biology, morality, globalization, culture, gender, race, and economics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Syed
ISBN: 9780007350544 0007350546
OCLC Number: 765525716
Awards: Winner of British Sports Book Awards: Best New Writer 2011
Short-listed for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2010
Description: 296 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Matthew Syed.

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Essential reading following an astounding summer of sport; if you've ever wondered what makes a champion, Bounce has the answer.  Read more...

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`A gripping examination of the hidden forces that come together in the making of a champion.' Michael Atherton, former England cricket captain 'A fascinating subject and Syed is a dazzling Read more...

 
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