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The Resource The arena : inside the tailgating, ticket-scalping, mascot-racing, dubiously funded, and possibly haunted monuments of American sport, Rafi Kohan

The arena : inside the tailgating, ticket-scalping, mascot-racing, dubiously funded, and possibly haunted monuments of American sport, Rafi Kohan

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The arena : inside the tailgating, ticket-scalping, mascot-racing, dubiously funded, and possibly haunted monuments of American sport
Title
The arena
Title remainder
inside the tailgating, ticket-scalping, mascot-racing, dubiously funded, and possibly haunted monuments of American sport
Statement of responsibility
Rafi Kohan
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The American sports stadium, for all its raucous glory, is an overlooked centerpiece--a veritable temple--of our national culture. A hallowed ground for communal worship, this is where history is made on grass, artificial turf, hardwood, and even ice; where nostalgia flows as freely as ten-dollar beers; where everything thrills, from exploding fireworks to grinning cheerleaders. In The Arena, "an altogether new and riveting sports classic" (Josh Wilker), intrepid sportswriter Rafi Kohan crisscrosses the country, journeying from one beloved monument to the next. As he finagles access to the unexpected corners and hidden corridors of our most frequented fields, he discovers just what makes them tick--and what keeps us coming back time and time again."--Jacket flap
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The arena : inside the tailgating, ticket-scalping, mascot-racing, dubiously funded, and possibly haunted monuments of American sport, Rafi Kohan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before we begin (or: Preface) -- Taking the oath (or: The old-timers) -- Super subsidize me (or: The newcomers) -- All the ticket men (or: Beyond these walls) -- "As far as the eye can see, toilets" (or: Straight to the dome) -- Ed Mangan's burden (or: Field of dreams) -- Extremely loud and incredibly gross (or: Fans behaving badly) -- Identity 101 (or: Col-lege!) -- The other side of the t-shirt cannon (or: Are you not entertained?) -- The secret life of stadiums (or: Let's get logistical) -- Sex. War. America. (or: For god and country) -- Ghost world (or: Life after sports)
Control code
sky2ocm87837294
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
401 pages:
Isbn
9781631491276
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017015161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;
Label
The arena : inside the tailgating, ticket-scalping, mascot-racing, dubiously funded, and possibly haunted monuments of American sport, Rafi Kohan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Before we begin (or: Preface) -- Taking the oath (or: The old-timers) -- Super subsidize me (or: The newcomers) -- All the ticket men (or: Beyond these walls) -- "As far as the eye can see, toilets" (or: Straight to the dome) -- Ed Mangan's burden (or: Field of dreams) -- Extremely loud and incredibly gross (or: Fans behaving badly) -- Identity 101 (or: Col-lege!) -- The other side of the t-shirt cannon (or: Are you not entertained?) -- The secret life of stadiums (or: Let's get logistical) -- Sex. War. America. (or: For god and country) -- Ghost world (or: Life after sports)
Control code
sky2ocm87837294
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
401 pages:
Isbn
9781631491276
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017015161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations;

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