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The Resource God is round : tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game, Juan Villoro ; translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead

God is round : tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game, Juan Villoro ; translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead

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God is round : tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game
Title
God is round
Title remainder
tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game
Statement of responsibility
Juan Villoro ; translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
What was the greatest goal of all time? Why do the Hungarians have a more philosophical sense of defeat than the Mexicans? Do the dead play soccer? On a planet where FIFA has more members than the United Nations, Juan Villoro's examination of soccer and its 3.5 billion-person fandom has stakes beyond those of such playful questions. Soccer is more than just a game; it is a catalyst for panglobal unity and even, Villoro suggests, the "recovery of childhood."
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
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Villoro, Juan
Dewey number
796.334
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV943
LC item number
.V4557 2016
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Villoro, Juan
  • Villoro, Juan
  • Bunstead, Thomas
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  • Soccer
  • Soccer
  • Soccer
Label
God is round : tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game, Juan Villoro ; translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"With essay selections from Dios es redondo and Balón dividido."--Title verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Onetti the ticket vendor -- Winter champion: fandom in the first person -- The final passion -- When a goal is more than a goal -- The football and the head -- The peculiarity of being two-legged -- The deaths of others -- Magic number 10 -- Diego Armando Maradona: life, death, resurrection, and a little more besides -- Ronaldo: the way of all flesh -- A diatribe against Cristiano Ronaldo -- Lionel Messi: childhood prefigurations -- Blood on the terraces: violence in the business of FIFA
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781632060587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn918284832
  • (OCoLC)918284832
Label
God is round : tackling the giants, villains, triumphs, and scandals of the world's favorite game, Juan Villoro ; translated from the Spanish by Thomas Bunstead
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With essay selections from Dios es redondo and Balón dividido."--Title verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Onetti the ticket vendor -- Winter champion: fandom in the first person -- The final passion -- When a goal is more than a goal -- The football and the head -- The peculiarity of being two-legged -- The deaths of others -- Magic number 10 -- Diego Armando Maradona: life, death, resurrection, and a little more besides -- Ronaldo: the way of all flesh -- A diatribe against Cristiano Ronaldo -- Lionel Messi: childhood prefigurations -- Blood on the terraces: violence in the business of FIFA
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
255 pages
Isbn
9781632060587
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn918284832
  • (OCoLC)918284832

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