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Author Lisi, Clemente A

Title The U.S. Women's Soccer Team : an American success story / Clemente A. Lisi
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 149 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Top of the World; Chapter 02. Norwegian Heartbreak; Chapter 03. The Golden Girls; Chapter 04. Party Like It's 1999; Chapter 05. Feeling Down Under; Chapter 06. Revenge; Chapter 07. New World Order; Chapter 08. Going Solo; Chapter 09. Top of the World Again; Appendix A.U.S. Women's National Team Year-by-Year All-Time Results, 1985-2009; Appendix B.U.S. Women's National Team All-Time Team Leaders, 1985-2009; Index; About the Author
Summary On a July afternoon in 1999, this country's proudest moment in soccer occurred in Pasadena, California. In the presence of more than 90,000 fans and viewed by another 40 million watching on television, the United States women outlasted China to win the World Cup. Though it has lagged far behind in regard to the men's game, the United States was at the forefront when it came to women's soccer. In The U.S. Women's Soccer Team: An American Success Story, Clemente A. Lisi looks at how the sport has gained popularity over the last couple of decades. While other books have written about the team du
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Soccer for women.
Women soccer players -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810874164 (electronic bk.)
9780810874169 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)