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Full court : a literary anthology of basketball

Author: Dennis Trudell
Publisher: New York : Breakaway Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of writings portraying basketball as more than just a sport, by a wide variety of authors.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Trudell
ISBN: 1558215042 9781558215047
OCLC Number: 35733496
Description: 358 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: At center / Jonathan Penner --
Backboard and hoop / Rodney Torreson --
First cut / Jack Ridl --
The body politic / Theodore Weesner --
Charge / Christopher Gilbert --
Lowell High / Tom Meschery --
Familiar games / Jonathan Baumbach --
To throw like a boy / Nancy Boutilier --
The touch / Justin Mitcham --
Horse / Ann Packer --
A basketball game at Newburg Middle School / Aleda Shirley --
Slam, dunk, & hook / Yusef Komunyakaa --
El diablo de la Cienga / Geoffrey Becker --
Basketball / Louis Jenkins --
Dushay's friend / Dennis Trudell --
State champions / Bobbie Ann Mason --
Basketball player / Leonard Michaels --
Beyond the chain-link fence / Sean Thomas Dougherty --
The blood blister / Willie Morris --
At the high school basketball championship game / Barbara Murphy --
For brothers everywhere / Tim Seibles --
Posting-up / Stephanie Grant --
Rebounding / Ronald Wallace --
The leap / Cliff Dweller --
Hoop / John Sayles --
Anthem / Stephen Vincent --
The man with the perfect jump shot / Corey Mesler --
The only traffic signal on the reservation doesn't flash red anymore / Sherman Alexie --
The only game / Carl Lindner --
Fast break / Edward Hirsch --
The ultimatum of Hattie Tatum / Dick Wimmer --
In memory of the Utah Stars / William Matthews --
Cheap seats in the Kingdome / Sharon Bryan --
Rookie / Robert T. Sorrells --
Fingers / Gary Gildner --
One on one / Tony Gloeggler --
Open man / Bob Levin --
The poet tries to turn in his jock / David Hilton --
The poet's dream the night after his son scores 36 in a Little Dribblers game / Richard Blessing --
Whistle and the heroes / Herbert Wilner --
Last shot / Jon Veinberg --
A poem for "Magic" / Quincy Troupe --
From Downtown at the buzzer / George Alec Effinger --
New world in the morning / Norman German --
Basketball in the year 2020 / Therese Becker --
Breathing on the third stroke / Pete Fromm --
The jump shooter / Dennis Trudell --
Playing basketball with the Viet Cong / Kevin Bowen --
The All-American's wife / Ernest J. Finney --
In the room of my dying father / Marie Henry --
Crisis on toast / Sherman Alexie --
Top of the game / John McCluckey, Jr. --
Ex-basketball player / John Updike --
Night gym / Jack Ridl --
Doc's story / John Edgar Wideman.
Responsibility: edited by Dennis Trudell.

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A collection of writings portraying basketball as more than just a sport, by a wide variety of authors.

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