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Off the rim : basketball and other religions in a Carolina childhood

Author: Fred Hobson
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2006.
Series: Sports and American culture series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hobson, a passionate follower of North Carolina basketball who once played briefly for the Tar Heels, tells the story of an eternal childhood relived each season. More than a basketball memoir, his account also depicts a seldom-viewed South through glimpses of a boyhood in the Carolina hills"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hobson, Fred C., 1943-
Off the rim.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2006
(DLC) 2005032003
Named Person: Fred Hobson; Fred Hobson
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fred Hobson
ISBN: 9780826265258 0826265251
OCLC Number: 560209456
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 242 p.) : ill.
Contents: Walk-on --
Yadkin --
Democrats and Methodists --
My magic season --
Hornet --
Tar baby --
Romance of the book --
Second childhood.
Series Title: Sports and American culture series.
Responsibility: Fred Hobson.
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"Hobson, a passionate follower of North Carolina basketball who once played briefly for the Tar Heels, tells the story of an eternal childhood relived each season. More than a basketball memoir, his account also depicts a seldom-viewed South through glimpses of a boyhood in the Carolina hills"--Provided by publisher.

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