Table of contents for Body politic : the great American sports machine / David Shields ; introduction to the Bison Books edition by Robert Lipsyte.

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Introduction by Robert Lipsyte
The Wound and the Bow: A Long Prologue
On the Need to Connect with Something Larger than Yourself
Fairy Tale of Reinvention and Escape
Words Can't Begin to Describe What I'm Feeling
Heaven Is a Playground
History of America, #34
How It Feels to Be a Problem
Myths of Place
A Little Euro Trash-Talk
Being Ichiro
Matsui Among the Americans
Bring the Pain
Being Random Is the Key to Life
42 Tattoos: An Epilogue

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
Sports -- United States -- Psychological aspects.