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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  - Chad - Goodreads

Read this while watching the 2014 World Cup, and I absolutely loved it. Equal parts sports history, fan memoir & myth making, the Uruguayan Galeano writes beautiful prose about the most defining ... Read full review

Review: Soccer in Sun and Shadow

User Review  - Kane - Goodreads

Galeano never disappoints. Great history of soccer that is very well written and personal while still feeling comprehensive enough that you learn something from it. Read full review

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