New York: Harper Perennial, 2005. First Paperback Edition. Paperback. USED - Good/ Very Good. Very light shelfwear to wrap. A single light reading crease to spine. Foxing and scuffing to edges of text block. Interior is clean, unmarked, bright. Bindng tight and square. Note on Sources. Index. 12.8 x 20.3 cm. 261 pp. Item #15543
"An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about." --The New York Times Book Review
"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip." --The Wall Street Journal
"Foer's skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations... are comparable to those in Norman Mailer's journalism." --The Boston Globe
A groundbreaking work--named one of the five most influential sports books of the decade by Sports Illustrated--How Soccer Explains the World is a unique and brilliantly illuminating look at soccer, the world's most popular sport, as a lens through which to view the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy.