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The Whore of Akron : One Man's Search for the Soul of Lebron James
by Scott Raab


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After 52 long years, the city of Cleveland finally has a new championship team, thanks to LeBron James and his Cavaliers. Scott Raab -- Cleveland super-fan--has suffered for every one of those five decades of drought. In the tradition of Frederick Exley's cult-classic sports book A Fan's Notes , The Whore of Akron is Raab's hilarious and unhinged plea for deliverance from all those years of pain.  Read more...


 
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Overview

After 52 long years, the city of Cleveland finally has a new championship team, thanks to LeBron James and his Cavaliers. Scott Raab--Cleveland super-fan--has suffered for every one of those five decades of drought. In the tradition of Frederick Exley's cult-classic sports book A Fan's Notes, The Whore of Akron is Raab's hilarious and unhinged plea for deliverance from all those years of pain. Traveling from Cleveland to Miami and back again, Raab heads out on an obsessive quest to uncover the soul of one of today's greatest basketball players: LeBron James, the man who finally brought Cleveland out of sporting exile.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780062066374
  • ISBN-10: 0062066374
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: April 2012
  • Page Count: 320
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48 pounds


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