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