Format: Trade Paperback
Dimensions: 320 pages, 8.23 × 5.44 × 0.79 in
Published: March 29, 2004
Publisher: WW Norton
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0393324818
ISBN - 13: 9780393324815
About the Book
Following the low-budget Oakland Athletics, their larger-than-life general manager, Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts, Lewis has written not only "the single most influential baseball book ever" (Rob Neyer, "Slate") but also what "may be the best book ever written on business" ("Weekly Standard").
From the Publisher
is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Michael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland A''s, visionary general manager Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists. They are all in search of new baseball knowledge—insights that will give the little guy who is willing to discard old wisdom the edge over big money.
About the Author
Michael Lewis, the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, The Money Culture, The New New Thing, Moneyball, The Blind Side, Panic, Home Game, The Big Short, and Boomerang, among other works, lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.
“ is the best business book Lewis has written. It may be the best business book ?has written.” — Mark Gerson (Weekly Standard)
“Ebullient, invigorating.... Provides plenty of action, both numerical and athletic, on the field and in the draft-day war room.” — Lev Grossman (Time)
“A journalistic tour de force.” — Richard J. Tofel (Wall Street Journal)