Expatriate Games: My Season of Misadventures in Czech by David Fromm

By David Fromm

When Dave Fromm graduated from collage with strong grades and excessive LSAT ratings, he deliberate to use to legislations institution. yet he really wasn’t that convinced he desired to move, a minimum of no longer without delay. many years past, he’d been to Prague for a weekend, and performed a video game of pickup basketball there. And he was once an honest basketball participant, although no longer more than enough to make the crew at Boston university both time he’d attempted out. So he did the type of factor we’d all do if we had the heart (and a foolhardy experience of choice) – he moved to Prague, even supposing he didn’t converse Czech, or understand an individual who’d been to Prague, or in the event that they had basketball leagues there, less specialist leagues, less in the event that they enable foreigners play.

Expatriate Games is Dave Fromm’s touching and a laugh memoir of the 12 months (1994) he spent enjoying basketball for TJ Sokol Kralovske Vinhorady, a Czech semi-pro crew. all through, Fromm, a self-proclaimed “gym-rat,” struggles together with his teammates, the ecu kind of play, and the language barrier. yet miraculously, Fromm describes how regardless of the struggles the workforce got here jointly, a woman seemed, and he was once brought to an aspect of Prague so much foreigners can’t--a Prague choked with ghosts and again alleys and a humans at the same time embracing and reeling from transition.

Show description

Read or Download Expatriate Games: My Season of Misadventures in Czech Semi-Pro Basketball PDF

Similar other_1 books

Spotwash Cow Tales

A colorful, funny and occasionally perplexing examine the area as obvious via my eyes, simply because i will not see it via yours.

Time Flies When You're Chasing Spies (Halifax Mystery)

Andrew's mom, Marion, works for Epsom Electronics, a safety corporation that makes high-tech secret agent apparatus to maintain international leaders secure. whilst she is going lacking at the eve of a G8 summit in Halifax, Andrew and his father paintings desperately to discover her. fortunately, Andrew and his ally, either 13, are not any strangers to hazard, and so they stick to Andrew's instincts-which run at once counter to the directions his father gave him.

SharePoint 2013 How-To

SharePoint 2013 How-To desire quickly, trustworthy, easy-to-implement strategies for SharePoint 2013? This ebook supplies precisely what you’re trying to find: step by step aid and counsel with the initiatives that clients, authors, content material managers, and location managers practice frequently. absolutely up to date to mirror SharePoint 2013’s newest advancements and fluid new layout, it covers every little thing from lists and perspectives to social networking, workflows, and protection.

Adéu, nena (LA NEGRA) (Catalan Edition)

Los angeles curiositat ha ficat en Philip Marlowe en un bon embolic. Ha estat el testimoni directe de com en Moose Malloy, un gegant massís i ferm acabat de sortir de l. a. presó, s’ha carregat un domestic en un bar de negres mentre busca los angeles Velma, l. a. seva noia. Això l’ha deixat intranquil i, és clar, el detectiu privat no es pot estar de burxar i d’intentar esbrinar tot el que hello ha de tèrbol en aquest cas.

Additional resources for Expatriate Games: My Season of Misadventures in Czech Semi-Pro Basketball

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.56 of 5 – based on 39 votes