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Ajax Is All About Attack

Authors: Shepard, Jim
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC029000
ISBN: 9781101912393, Related ISBNs: 1101912391, 9781101912393
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 24,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection

Velibor Vasovic is not political. He is a soccer player; has played for Partizan Belgrade and his national team. Scored Partizan’s only goal against Real Madrid in the European Cup. He is the rock supporting any defense. But in 1966, he starts playing for Ajax Amsterdam, firmly in the West. And politics catches up to him.

Jim Shepard is the wildly inventive guru of the historical fiction short story; a finalist for the National Book Award, and “one of the United States’ finest writers” (Joshua Ferris). “Ajax Is All About Attack” is classic Shepard, from the collection Love and Hydrogen. 

An eBook short.

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