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Operation Yao Ming : the Chinese sports empire, American big business, and the making of an NBA superstar

Larmer, Brook.

New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2005.

xvi, 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Describes the intrigues that brought the first Chinese players to the NBA, and discusses China's efforts to produce Olympic champions, the brutal Chinese sports machine, the life of Yao Ming, and America's billion-dollar basketball empire.

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ISBN:

1592400787 (hardcover) : $26.00

LC Call No:

GV884.Y36 L37 2005

Dewey Class No:

796.323/092 B 22

Author:

Larmer, Brook.

Title:

Operation Yao Ming : the Chinese sports empire, American big business, and the making of an NBA superstar / Brook Larmer.

Publisher:

New York, N.Y. : Gotham Books, c2005.

Physical:

xvi, 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-332) and index.

Subject:

Yao, Ming,--1980-

Subject:

Basketball players--China--Biography.

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