Manute: the center of two worlds

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Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Feb 1, 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 237 pages
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He is the tallest man ever to play pro basketball; he can dunk the ball without leaving the floor. He has traveled from a small village in the south of the Sudan to the high-tech, glitzy arenas of the NBA. He is Manute Bol, the 7'7" Dinka tribesman who has become a star. In a dazzling debut, Leigh Montville takes readers through Manute's wildly disparate worlds. (Simon & Schuster) February

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When asked why he was writing a book about Manute Bol, a basketball player who plays sparingly, Montville replied that Bol is "the native from The Gods Must Be Crazy , except he is holding a ... Read full review



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A senior writer for Sports Illustrated, Leigh Montville also served for twenty-one years as a sports columnist for The Boston Glove. He lives in Winthrop, Massachusetts.

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