I chose this particular book because I am a huge basketball fan and I have always been intrigued by street basketball. I was also very interested in this book because I have lived in the inner-city for brief periods of time so I could somewhat understand some of the things that went on throughout the book. This book also gives great insight into the relationship between sports and society and how the two are closely related.
Heaven is a Playground is obviously a primary source because it is a first-hand, eye-witness account. Rick Telander wrote the book about his own experiences and what he saw during his time spent in Brooklyn. Since this is a book written by Telander himself, this would be considered a written document. The book is a detailed journal of the events that occurred during this time period. While this is a primary source, there will obviously be some biases that exist as well because Telander is telling the story from his own point of view. The way he writes makes you want to believe what he is telling you is true, but there were other people involved and they are not put...
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...very good read. It’s easy to see why Sports Illustrated included it in its collection of the top 100 sports books of all time.
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