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Occupation  Journalist, author
Name  Geoffrey Douglas

Role  Author
Movies  The Game of Their Lives
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Books  The Classmates: Privilege, Dead opposite, The Game of Their Lives, Class: The Wreckage of an Am

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Geoffrey Douglas (born 1944) is an American author and journalist and adjunct professor of writing at the University of Massachusetts/Lowell.


His nonfiction books include The Game of Their Lives (about the 1950 FIFA World Cup soccer match between the United States and England) (1996, 2005), which resulted in a movie of the same name (2005) starring Gerard Butler and Wes Bentley;

He also wrote The Classmates: Privilege, Chaos and the End of an Era (2008);, Dead Opposite: The Lives and Loss of Two American Boys (1994); and Class: The Wreckage of an American Family, based partly on his own experiences. (1992). His magazine work has been anthologized; "The Double Life of Laura Shaw" is in Best American Sports Writing 2001., while his story in Yankee, "A Question of Life and Death," was a 2002 finalist for a National Magazine Award in reporting.


  • Douglas, Geoffrey. The Classmates: Privilege, Chaos, and the End of an Era. New York: Hyperion, 2008. ISBN 9781401301965
  • Douglas, Geoffrey. The Game of Their Lives. New York: H. Holt and Co, 1996. ISBN 9780805038750. In 245 libraries according to WorldCat
  • Review, Chicago Sun0Times
  • Douglas, Geoffrey. Dead Opposite: The Lives and Loss of Two American Boys. New York: H. Holt, 1995. ISBN 9780805026863
  • Douglas, Geoffrey. Class: The Wreckage of an American Family. New York: H. Holt, 1992. ISBN 9780805017373. In 345 libraries according to WorldCat
  • References

    Geoffrey Douglas Wikipedia

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