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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  - Goodreads

After reading Galeano's trilogy Memory of Fire, I was curious to find out how he wrote about some other topic. Soccer in Sun and Shadow has very funny and entertaining stories about football. I've ... Read full review

Review: Soccer in Sun and Shadow

User Review  - Goodreads

The beautiful book about the beautiful game. Galeano's series of brief vignettes on the game are poetic, luminescent, and downright informative. "El gol es el orgasmo del fútbol." Truer words have never been written, and may never be. Read full review

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