Item description for Jumping Through Hoops: Why Penn Wins by Harold I. Gullan...
Jumping Through Hoops: Why Penn Wins is about a lot more than Penn basketball. In a compact but compelling way, Dr. Harold Gullan intertwines the unique history of the University of Pennsylvania with that of Philadelphia itself and the overall state of intercollegiate athletics today. The author's reflections on a typical season of Penn Basketball (which turned out to be anything but typical), is really far less about why Penn wins than why Penn matters. As the men's basketball team at Penn moves ahead to a new season under new leadership, it is still a pivotal component of the Ivy League and the Big 5. Beyond that, however, this book will appeal to a wide spectrum of readers, whether they are basketball fans or not, and wherever they may have gone to school.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.1" Width: 6.1" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.85 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2007
Publisher Camino Books
ISBN 1933822023 ISBN13 9781933822020
Availability 0 units.
More About Harold I. Gullan
Dr. Harold I. Gullan is a noted historian and the author of well-received books on a wide variety of topics, from presidential parents to sports and political campaigns. He is the coauthor of the popular View from the Booth: Four Decades with the Phillies with Chris Wheeler. Tough Cop marks a whole new subject area for Hal Gullan
Harold I. Gullan currently resides in Philadelphia Philadelphia. Harold I. Gullan was born in 1931.