- Paperback: 272 pages
- Publisher: Arrow (2 March 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0099492261
- ISBN-13: 978-0099492269
- Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.7 x 19.8 cm
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- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #22,559 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
How Football Explains The World Paperback – 2 Mar 2006
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Altogether, pretty good read, and from an interesting perspective - the new generation of footy-loving Yanks.
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