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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Overman, Steven J.
Living out of bounds.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2010
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven J Overman
|Notes:||Originally published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2009.|
|Description:||xxviii, 227 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Preface; Introduction One: The Athlete's Family and Youth; Two: The Narrow World of Sports; Three: Public Life, Private Space; Four: In the Arena's Shadow; Five: Sex and Sexuality; Six: Team Colors: Sports and Race; Seven: The Athlete and His Body; Eight: Retiring from Sport; Nine: Conclusions Notes; Index|
|Responsibility:||Steven J. Overman.|
"Overman (a journalist) has performed a kind of a meta-analysis of a large number of biographies and autobiographies of male, predominantly U.S., athletes. Using the athletes' and their biographers'