Home » Nonfiction » Ed Smith » What Sport Tells Us About Life

October 08 , 2007

What Sport Tells Us About Life

Bradman's Average, Zidane's Kiss and Other Sporting Lessons


There is a huge category of sports fan: people who love a bloody good argument. Sport makes them think, engage and argue. Given that people already take sport so very seriously, and at such an intense level of enquiry, then Ed Smith concludes we should draw out some of sport's intellectual lessons and practical uses

Download epub

Read also

Oregon and the Collapse of Illahee

Modern western Oregon was a crucial site of imperial competition in North America during the formative decades of the United States. In this book, Gray Whaley examines relations among newcomers and between newcomers and Native peoples – focusing on political sovereignty, religion, trade, sexuality, and the land – from initial encounters to…

What Sport Teaches Us About Life gives us a rare glimpse into the world of sport as seen from an extraordinarily keen, and closely-involved observer. In one chapter Smith extols the virtues of amateurism in today's professional world; in another he explains why there'll never be another sportsman as dominant as Don Bradman. He unearths the hidden dimensions of England's 2005 Ashes win, examines the impact of the free market on cricket and football, argues that cheating is not always as clear cut as it might seem.

Date release: March 06, 2008

Nonfiction, Sports
What, Sport, Tells, About, Life, Smith, download, ePUB 2, Mobi, TXT, Sony BookReader

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $11.39. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «What Sport Tells Us About Life»:

Download ePUB 2:


Download Mobi:

Download TXT:


Download Sony BookReader: