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Author Yardley, Jim, 1964-

Title Brave Dragons : a Chinese basketball team, an American coach, and two cultures clashing / Jim Yardley ; [map by Steven Shukow]

Publ Info New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  GV885.52.S53 Y37 2012    AVAILABLE
Descript 304 pages, 18 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, 1 map ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Contents Prologue: Summer 2008 -- The purge -- Pieces -- Basketball is life -- Shooting the messengers -- Selling air -- Rumors -- The ambassador -- Birthplace of the game -- Merry Christmas -- Bodies -- Yao's house -- Corner pockets -- Red soldier -- LOL -- Cast-outs -- The promised land -- Black whistles -- Tenth place -- Epilogue
LC subject Shanxi Zhongyu Brave Dragons (Basketball team)
Basketball -- China
Social change -- China
Americans -- China
ISBN 9780307272218 (hardcover)
0307272214 (hardcover)