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Athletic Shorts Movies, Media Adaptations & Suggested Reading

This Study Guide consists of approximately 27 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Athletic Shorts.
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Athletic Shorts was adapted as an audio book by Recorded Books in 1995. Narrated by Frank Muller, this is an unabridged version of the book, running over four hours.

The short story "A Brief Moment in the Life of Angus Bethune" was adapted in 1994 by Jill Gordon as a screenplay. The film from the screenplay was released as Angus to mixed reviews in 1995. Despite an appealing tagline ("For everyone on the outside looking in .. . your moment has arrived!"), a popular soundtrack featuring "hot" bands at the time such as Goo Goo Dolls, Weezer, and Green Day, plus Academy Award winners George S. Scott and Kathy Bates in major roles, the film lost money, grossing less than five million dollars. Readers of Athletic Shorts who like the short story format have lots of choices, but most popular would be Ultimate Sports: Short Stories by Outstanding Writers for Young Adults edited...

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Purchase our Athletic Shorts Short Guide
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