To the hoop: the seasons of a basketball life

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BasicBooks, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 295 pages
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Mr. Berkow steps out from behind his New York Times reporter's notebook to spin the tales of his life as a pickup basketball player. To the Hoop tells the story of a year in his basketball life, as he resolves to enhance his game and stave off the ravages of time. Berkow is one of the best sportswriters around, so it is no surprise that his basketball odyssey is one of the best sports books of this or any other year. --George Plimpton

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Captured how I feel about still playing basketball, probably for a niche audience though of aging wannabe athletes. Read full review

Contents

Prologue
3
Home Courts
21
Chicago Style
41
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

David Shields is the author of many books of fiction and nonfiction, including "Black Planet: Facing Race During an NBA Season, Remote: Reflections on Life in the Shadow of Celebrity," and "Dead Languages: A Novel," Ira Berkow is a sports columnist for the "New York Times" and the author of "To the Hoop: Seasons of a Basketball Life" and "Court Vision: Unexpected Views on the Lure of Basketball,

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