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Sports scandals

by Hank Nuwer

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- Corrupt practices -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Athletes -- United States -- Attitudes -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-185) and index.

      Statementby Hank Nuwer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV718.2.U6 N89 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination192 p. :
      Number of Pages192
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1416746M
      ISBN 100531111830
      LC Control Number93026317
      OCLC/WorldCa28633974

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