â€œAn eccentric, fascinating exposÃ© of a world most of us know nothing about.â€
â€”The New York Times Book Review
"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."
â€”The Wall Street Journal
"Foerâ€™s skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizationsâ€¦ are comparable to those in Norman Mailer's journalism."
â€”The Boston Globe
A groundbreaking workâ€”named one of the five most influential sports books of the decade by Sports Illustratedâ€”How Soccer Explains the World is a unique and brilliantly illuminating look at soccer, the worldâ€™s most popular sport, as a lens through which to view the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy.
Author : Franklin Foer
ISBN : 0060731427
Language : English
No of Pages : 261
Edition : Reprint
Publication Date : 7/5/2005
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 7.9x5x0.8
Book weight : 0.01
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