Books by Geoffrey Douglas

Released: June 3, 2008

"Likable and frequently moving."
Sparked by a flurry of e-mails among former classmates during John Kerry's run for president, Douglas (The Game of Their Lives, 1996, etc.) explores what happened to St. Paul's class of 1962. Read full book review >
THE GAME OF THEIR LIVES by Geoffrey Douglas
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Worthy of comparison to such classics of sports reporting as David Halberstam's Summer of '49, this book should be a real kick for soccer rooters and nonfans alike."
A timely and authoritative account of the Americans who pulled off one of the sporting world's most stunning upsets by defeating the powerhouse English soccer team in the 1950 World Cup. Read full book review >
Released: Jan. 9, 1995

"38;w photos, not seen)."
A murdered Yale student and a 15-year-old New Haven gangbanger charged with the crime are the principals in this passionate, self- consciously empathetic account of the clash between poverty and privilege. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 15, 1992

"A disturbing poor-little-rich-boy story, detailing the tolls that privilege-engendered aimlessness exacted on one family."
A harrowing memoir by the scion of a prominent New York family, chronicling the alcoholism, despair, and violence that seethed beneath a decade-long joyride of parties. Read full book review >