Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' In Flip-flops And The Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair With Basketball by Rafe BartholomewPacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' In Flip-flops And The Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair With Basketball by Rafe Bartholomew

Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' In Flip-flops And The Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair With…

byRafe Bartholomew

Paperback | June 7, 2011

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A young man's journey through the Philippines' most unlikely obsession: basketball.

In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country's love of basketball.

From street corners where diehards fashion hoops out of old car parts to the professional league where politicians exploit team loyalties to win elections, Pacific Rims gets the story-and gets in the game.
Rafe Bartholomew is the author of Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' in Flip-Flops and the Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair with Basketball. For more than four years, Bartholomew worked at the ESPN website Grantland.com as a senior editor. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Seattle Weekly, and The Best American Sports Writing ...
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Title:Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' In Flip-flops And The Philippines' Unlikely Love Affair With…Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.1 × 5.5 × 0.85 inPublished:June 7, 2011Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0451233220

ISBN - 13:9780451233226

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