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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Publisher Comments:

Moneyball is a quest for something as elusive as the Holy Grail, something that money apparently can't buy: the secret of success in baseball. The logical places to look would be the giant offices of major league teams and the dugouts. But the real jackpot is a cache of numbers collected over the years by a strange brotherhood of amateur baseball enthusiasts: software engineers, statisticians, Wall Street analysts, lawyers, and physics professors.

In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into the unexpected, Lewis shows us how and why the new baseball knowledge works. He also sets up a sly and hilarious morality tale: Big Money, like Goliath, is always supposed to win . . . how can we not cheer for David?

About the Author

Michael Lewis is the author of the bestsellers Liar's Poker and The New New Thing, among other books. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Tabitha Soren, and their two daughters.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739317747
Subtitle:
The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
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Lewis, Michael
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Lewis, Michael
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Lewis, Michael
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Lewis, Michael
Publisher:
Random House Audio
Subject:
Baseball - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Baseball General
Edition Description:
Five CD
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20040621
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.00x5.66x.99 in. .49 lbs.

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