Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, its Chaotic Founding... its Purloined Basketball by Sam Anderson | Conversation Starters
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Boom Town: The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, its Chaotic Founding... its Purloined Basketball by Sam Anderson | Conversation Starters Oklahoma City is a place "born from chaos" and one of the "great weirdo cities of the world." Oklahoma's basketball team Thunder is likened to the city's wild ambition and energy. Author Sam Anderson mixes historical writing with sports journalism, urban tales and studies, memoirs of idiosyncratic personalities, and geographical descriptions to describe this quirky city. Fascinating characters people his stories including NBA players Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant, the holy meteorologist Gary England, and the Flaming Lips eccentric frontman Wayne Coyne. Boom Town is written by Anderson, the multi-awarded journalist, and writer for New York Times Magazine. He is a winner of the National Magazine Award for Essays and Criticism. A Brief Look Inside: EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive, and the characters and its world still live on. Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to bring us beneath the surface of the page and invite us into the world that lives on. These questions can be used to.. Create Hours of Conversation: • Foster a deeper understanding of the book • Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups • Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately • Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before