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Kick the Balls

By: Alan Black

Price: $9.25

Publisher: Plume: 2009

Seller ID: 0121791

ISBN: 0452295394

Condition: Good


A "hilarious and utterly irreverent tale" (Irvine Welsh) of a year in the life of an abrasive pee-wee soccer coach Growing up in Scotland, Alan Black learned that soccer was no mere game; it was a matter of life or death. In this harshly hilarious tale, Black, a Glasglow transplant living in suburban California, coaches the Dragons, a peewee team that proves an embarrassment to his beloved sport. They're pampered. They're soft. They've been told by their overprotective parents that (gasp ) "winning isn't everything." Using drills and bombast, Black attempts to whip the team into shape. View more info