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Hoop Dreams The True Story Of Hardship And Triumph by Ben Joravsky

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film & Video - General,
  • General,
  • Basketball - General,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Basketball players,
  • Biography,
  • Case studies,
  • Chicago,
  • Illinois,
  • Inner cities,
  • Sports

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsCharles Barkley (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatTurtleback
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10943849M
ISBN 100606311629
ISBN 109780606311625

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