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Don't Hate the Game: Sports Fiction by Black Men


Don't Hate the Game: Sports Fiction by Black Men

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    Michael T. Owens
A collection of urban sports stories--rough, rugged, and raw... — Don't hate the Game is the first anthology of sports fiction by Black male authors. This collection offers gritty, in-your-face stories full of action on and off the fields, courts, and boxing rings. Vincent Hockett aka Dichotomy, starts things off with a riveting poem entitled: The Athlete's Story. Next up, a young man must choose between hood life and a promising football career in Tony Lindsay's Life on TV. In Against the Ropes, Michael T. Owens spins a tale of a boxer facing off in the ring with an unexpected opponent. Eric Fullilove's Running to Daylight centers on a high school football star's involvement in an interracial relationship. Advantage Tawana Bowles, by Robert Fleming, chronicles the life of a young tennis prodigy trying to balance success and adulthood. A cocky basketball star becomes a victim of his own ego in Edwardo Jackson's The Greatest. Kimani Kinyua's First Round Draft Pick: The Tale of Mercury Howard, is a tale of a college running back trapped in a world of crime, corruption, and football. In Rich Fitzgerald's Pick and Roll, a high school coach learns a lesson he'll never forget. Dan Hop profiles the life of a talented yet mysterious football star in Instant "O." In Fists, Knives, Guns by G. Dan Buford, a young street baller makes a name for himself on and off court. In Phillip Thomas Duck's G.O.A.T, a boxer discovers the difficulties of being a lover and a fighter. Rounding out the lineup is William Fredrick Cooper's Corbin's Mantra, a tale of a father schooling his son on basketball and life.From hood streets to the bright lights of championship games, Don't Hate the Game has something for everyone--sports fan or not.  
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  • PDF | 240 pages
  • Michael T. Owens
  • Montage Publishing International
  • Unknown
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