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Description - Barney Polan's Game by Charley Rosen

A new novel by the author of the highly acclaimed 'The House of Moses All-Stars' which again takes basketball as its theme but this time the story is centred around the true points-shaving scandals of 1950 and '51 when basketball players took money from gamblers in return for affecting the outcome of games.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781888363562
ISBN-10: 1888363568
Format: Hardback
(215mm x 147mm x mm)
Pages: 338
Imprint: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publisher: Seven Stories Press,U.S.
Publish Date: 10-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charley Rosen

A native of the Bronx and longtime pal of basketball guru Phil Jackson, CHARLEY ROSEN led the league in technical fouls during each of his six years as a coach in the now-defunct Continental Basketball Association. Since then he has become the world's foremost writer of fiction and nonfiction on the subject of basketball, chronicling the drama that takes place both on and off the court. His many novels include The House of Moses All-Stars, a New York Times Notable Book, and Sammy Wong: All-American. His non-fiction works include The Scandals of '51: How the Gamblers Almost Killed College Basketball and More than a Game, with Phil Jackson. Rosen is an analyst for hoopshype.com and a devotee of the Triangle Offense. He lives in Accord, NY.

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