Soccer in Sun and Shadow

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Verso, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 244 pages
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Discussing everything from the leveling of the Twin Towers to the death of the sole survivor of that extraordinary match between British and German soldiers in 1915, one of South America’s greatest commentators issues forth on robotic soccer in Japan, the mass-production of the game as a sign of the decline of civilization, the amazing success of Senegal and Turkey, and how Nike beat Adidas.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

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 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Annette - Goodreads

Galeano is a poet from Uraguay. He's one of my favorite authors, and I love his approach to writing about historical events. With this book, he turns his analytic eye and rich imagery to one of his ... Read full review


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Eduardo Galeano is also the author of Open Veins of Latin America, Days and Nights of Love and War, The Book of Embraces, We Say No, and other works. He is a regular contributor to The Nation. He lives in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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