MONEYBALL: THE ART OF WINNING AN UNFAIR GAME

MONEYBALL: THE ART OF WINNING AN UNFAIR GAME

By: Lewis, Michael

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"This delightfully written, lesson-laden book deserves a place of its own i n the Baseball Hall of Fame." -Forbes Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, M ichael Lewis follows the low-budget Oakland A's, visionary general manager Billy Beane, and the strange brotherhood of amateur baseball theorists. The y are all in search of new baseball knowledge-insights that will give the l ittle guy who is willing to discard old wisdom the edge over big money. Editorial Reviews I understood about one in four words of Moneyball, and it's still the best and most engrossing sports book I've read in years. If you know anything ab out baseball, you will enjoy it four times as much as I did, which means th at you might explode. - Nick Hornby - The Believer Michael Lewis's beautiful obsession with the idea of value has once again y ielded gold...Moneyball explains baseball's startling new insight; that for all our dreams of blasts to the bleachers, the sport's hidden glory lies i n not getting out. - Garry Trudeau A journalistic tour de force. - Richard J. Tofel - Wall Street Journal Ebullient, invigorating...Provides plenty of action, both numerical and ath letic, on the field and in the draft-day war room. - Lev Grossman - Time By playing Boswell to Beane's Samuel Johnson, Lewis has given us one of the most enjoyable baseball books in years. - Lawrence S. Ritter - New York Times Book Review Moneyball is the best business book Lewis has written. It may be the best b usiness book anyone has written. - Mark Gerson - Weekly Standard Le.

Title: MONEYBALL: THE ART OF WINNING AN UNFAIR GAME

Author Name: Lewis, Michael

Categories: Sports & Recreation,

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2004

ISBN Number: 0393324818

ISBN Number 13: 9780393324815

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000050425