Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship & Triumph

By: Joravsky, Ben

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Book Condition: Near Fine


First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean orange boards with small decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 301 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap), no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Award-winning journalist Ben Joravsky chronicles Arthur Agee and William Gates battle to reach the top in basketball -- their only escape from the grim streets of Chicago's West Side. Hoop Dreams began as a documentary film that tracked these two young men for almost five years as they struggled to turn their playground skills into the kind of basketball mastery that could earn them college scholarships.

Title: Hoop Dreams: A True Story of Hardship & Triumph

Author Name: Joravsky, Ben

Categories: Biography, sports,

Edition: First

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Turner Publishing: 1995

ISBN Number: 1570361533

ISBN Number 13: 9781570361531

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine Jacket

Seller ID: 020931

Keywords: sports, basketball, Chicago West Side, Hoop Dreams documentary, Ben Joravsky, black Afro-American athletes,