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Foul lines : a pro basketball novel

Author: Jack McCallum; L Jon Wertheim
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A pair of senior Sports Illustrated writers presents the NBA-inspired tale of Yale senior Jamal Kelly, who lands a job with the Los Angeles Lasers and finds his former life of poverty transformed into a maelstrom of charter flights, high living, and attractive women.
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Genre/Form: Basketball stories
Romans à clef
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack McCallum; L Jon Wertheim
ISBN: 0743286502 9780743286503
OCLC Number: 62118414
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: 319 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Jack McCallum and L. Jon Wertheim.
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From two senior "Sports Illustrated" writers comes an explosive, fast-paced roman-a-clef of the NBA and its world of high-flying egos, outrageous stunts, and steamy one-night-stands.  Read more...

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"Fun and, at times, hysterically funny...an authentic insight into the world of professional basketball by two writers who have been there on the front lines. One would be tempted to call it a satire Read more...

 
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