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Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball (Paperback)

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In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country's love of basketball.

From street corners where diehards fashion hoops out of old car parts to the professional league where politicians exploit team loyalties to win elections, Pacific Rims gets the story-and gets in the game.

Get Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball (Paperback) by Rafe Bartholomew and other sports books online and at Fully Booked bookstore branches in the Philippines.

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A young man's journey through the Philippines' most unlikely obsession: basketball.

In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country's love of basketball.

From street corners where diehards fashion hoops out of old car parts to the professional league where politicians exploit team loyalties to win elections, Pacific Rims gets the story-and gets in the game.

More Information
ISBN 9780451233226
Length (cm) 14.0000
Width (cm) 2.0000
Height (cm) 21.0000
Publisher Berkley
Publication Date Jun 1, 2011
Pages (number) 385
Genre Sports & Outdoor
Author Rafe Bartholomew
Signed No
Format Trade Paperback
Editorial Reviews

“A front-row seat to a body-twisting, triple-clutching, no-look-passing world of basketball in flip-flops.” — James McBride, author of The Color of Water

“The kind of book that makes you proud to be a sportswriter...Pacific Rims is nothing but a joy.” — Rick Telander, author of Heaven Is a Playground

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