How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization (Paperback)

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"An eccentric, fascinating expose of a world most of us know nothing about."
--The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."
--The Wall Street Journal

"Foer's skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations... are comparable to those in Norman Mailer's journalism."
--The Boston Globe

A groundbreaking work--named one of the five most influential sports books of the decade by Sports Illustrated--How Soccer Explains the World is a unique and brilliantly illuminating look at soccer, the world's most popular sport, as a lens through which to view the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061978050
ISBN-10: 0061978051
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: May 11th, 2010
Pages: 288
Language: English