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    Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (Paperback) By (author) Michael Lewis


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    DescriptionThis is The New York Times best-selling book behind the major motion picture starring Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Opening this autumn, Moneyball is the story of the Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt). He has an epiphany: all conventional baseball wisdom is wrong. Reinventing his team on a budget, he needs to outsmart the richer teams. Joining with Ivy Leaguer Peter Brand (Jonah Hill), they recruit bargain players whom the scouts consider flawed but who have a knack for getting on base, scoring runs and winning games. They'll either be the laughing stock of baseball or its vindicated underdogs. Moneyball is a Columbia Pictures release directed by Bennett Miller (Capote), from the screenplay written by Steven Zaillian (Gangs of New York) and Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), and produced by Michael De Luca The Social Network) Rachael Horovitz (Grey Gardens) and Scott Rudin (The Social Network).

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    The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Lewis
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 318
    Width: 149 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393338393
    ISBN 10: 0393338398

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.1
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24450
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSJT
    B&T Approval Code: A09302025
    BISAC V2.8: SPO003000
    B&T Approval Code: A09150000
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    DC22: 796.357092
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    BISAC V2.8: SPO068000
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    DC22: 796.3570691
    LC classification: GV880 .L49 2011
    BISAC V2.8: SPO003020
    Media tie-in
    Edition statement
    Film tie-in edition
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    13 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Michael Lewis is the author of numerous bestsellers, including the "compelling book" (The Economist), The Blind Side (ISBN 978 0 393 33838 6). "...his grandest tour de force yet." Tom Wolfe "[The] most influential book on sports ever written." People
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    "...the best and most engrossing sports book I've read for years. If you know anything about baseball, you will enjoy it four times as much as I did, which means you might explode." Nick Hornby "...his grandest tour de force yet." Tom Wolfe "...the most riveting sports book of the year." The Observer "[Lewis has] a gift for pithy observation and a wonderful turn of phrase..." The Times Literary Supplement