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SOCCER IN SUN AND SHADOW

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A revised and updated version of the Uruguayan author's lyrical exploration of the beautiful game.Like so many children born in Latin America, Galeano (Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History, 2013, etc.) grew up wanting to play soccer. In his dreams, he was a star. During the day, however, he "was the worst wooden leg ever to set foot on the little soccer fields of my country ... Read full review

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Review: Soccer in Sun and Shadow

User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

Galeano's wonderful commentary on the history of soccer was clearly written by a lover of the game. Read full review

Review: Soccer in Sun and Shadow

User Review  - Angie Kesler - Goodreads

This was a supplemental reading for a class I am currently taking at Duke University on Sports and Society. I am not really a soccer fan, but this book tied the sport to so much world history it was ... Read full review

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All reviews - 75
5 stars - 37
4 stars - 27
1 star - 0

All reviews - 75

All reviews - 75
Kirkus - 1