The Fab Five: Basketball Trash Talk the American Dream

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Ncaa touirnaments of 1992 and 1993. Recounts the remarkable story of university of michigan basketball players Chris Webber, Juan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson, Jalen Rose, and chronicles their success in the NCAA tournaments of 1992 and 1993. University of michigan basketball during 1992 and 1993.

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The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph

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Back Bay Books #ad - What happened next wasn't on anyone's schedule. Little brown books group. A protégé of james naismith, the game's inventor, McLendon taught his team to play the full-court press and run a fast break that no one could catch. Composed of former college stars from across the country, the team dismantled everyone they faced, including the Duke varsity.

His eagles would become the highest-scoring college team in America--a basketball juggernaut that shattered its opponents by as many as sixty points per game. Based on years of research, and of an incredible, The Secret Game is a story of courage and determination, long-buried moment in the nation's sporting past.

The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph #ad - The riveting, it is the story of how a group of forgotten college basketball players, true account of a remarkable season, not only blazed a trail for a new kind of America, aided by a pair of refugees from Nazi Germany and a group of daring student activists, but helped create one of the most meaningful moments in basketball history.

Yet his players faced danger whenever they traveled backcountry roads. Across town, the best basketball squad on campus wasn't the Blue Devils, at Duke University, but an all-white military team from the Duke medical school. They were prepared to take on anyone--until an audacious invitation arrived, one that was years ahead of anything the South had ever seen before.

Winner of the 2016 pen/espn award for literary sports writingthe true story of the game that never should have happened--and of a nation on the brink of monumental changeIn the fall of 1943, at the little-known North Carolina College for Negroes, Coach John McLendon was on the verge of changing basketball forever.

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In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

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Dey Street Books #ad - Filled with all the humor and personality griner has become known for, In My Skin is more than a glimpse into one of the most original personalities in sports; it’s also a powerful call to readers to be true to themselves, to love who they are on the inside and out. With a 8 pages of photos. But “the sport’s most transformative figure” Sports Illustrated is equally famous for making headlines off the court, for speaking out on issues of gender, sexuality, body image and self-esteem.

At 6’8”, with an 88-inch wingspan and a size 17 shoe men’s, the Phoenix Mercury star has heard every vicious insult in the book, enduring years of taunting that began in middle school and continues to this day. Hailed by espn as the world’s most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and national sensation who is shattering stereotypes and breaking boundaries, now shares her coming-of-age story, revealing how she found her strength to overcome bullies and to embrace her authentic self.

In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court #ad - Brittney Griner, the No. Through the highs and lows, Griner has learned to remain true to herself, rising above the haters trying to take her down. In her heartfelt memoir, she reflects on painful episodes in her life and describes how she came to celebrate what makes her unique—inspiring lessons she now shares.

1 pick in the 2013 wnba draft, is a once-in-a-generation player, possessing a combination of size and athleticism never before seen in the women’s game. Little brown books group.

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Bo: Life, Laughs, and Lessons of a College Football Legend

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Grand Central Pub #ad - The tough, irascible head football coach at the University of Michigan reflects on more than twenty years in the athletic limelight, sharing thoughts and anecdotes about memorable players, coaches, and games Little brown books group.

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Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family

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Harper #ad - She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought to The Have Faith Haiti Orphanage that Albom operates in Port Au Prince. With no children of their own, the forty-plus children who live, play, and go to school at the orphanage have become family to Mitch and his wife, Janine.

Chika’s arrival makes a quick impression. Brave and self-assured, even as a three-year-old, she delights the other kids and teachers. Little brown books group. Instead, and their lives, as they embark on a two-year, Chika becomes a permanent part of their household, around-the-world journey to find a cure.

Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family #ad - Bestselling author mitch albom returns to nonfiction for the first time in more than a decade in this poignant memoir that celebrates Chika, a young Haitian orphan whose short life would forever change his heart. Chika jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010

Finding chika is a celebration of a girl, and the incredible bond they formed—a devastatingly beautiful portrait of what it means to be a family, her adoptive guardians, regardless of how it is made. But at age five, chika is suddenly diagnosed with something a doctor there says, “No one in Haiti can help you with.

Mitch and janine bring chika to Detroit, hopeful that American medical care can soon return her to her homeland. As chika’s boundless optimism and humor teach Mitch the joys of caring for a child, no matter what blows it takes, he learns that a relationship built on love, can never be lost.

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The Jordan Rules

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Simon & Schuster #ad - The Jordan Rules #ad - Provides a provocative study of the image of michael Jordan, his obsession with becoming the leading scorer, revealing his stormy relationships with his coaches and teammates, and his petty feuds with other NBA stars Little brown books group.

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The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel

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Harper Paperbacks #ad - As his fame grows, friendship, Frankie finds love, and celebrity. At nine years old, civil war tears apart his home and he is sent to America, Aurora; that same day, Frankie meets the love of his life, smuggled in the bottom of a boat with only guitar and six strings imbued with the power to change lives.

Everyone joins a band in this life, ” Albom observes, “only some of them play music. Little brown books group. Talent is a piece of God’s shadow, and under that shadow, human stories intersect. A spanish war orphan born in a burning church and raised by a blind guitar teacher, Frankie Presto was gifted with extraordinary musical abilities that shape not only his life but the lives of those around him.

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel #ad - Overwhelmed by life, frankie disappears for years, loss, and the power of his strings, only to reemerge in a spectacular and mysterious farewell. Harper. Relying on music to survive, from detroit’s jazz scene and the Grand Ole Opry, Frankie’s talent weaves him through the musical landscape of the twentieth century, to Elvis mania and Woodstock—all the while searching for Aurora.

Even so, his gift becomes his burden, driving a wedge between him and his beloved Aurora—now his wife. With its forrest gump–like journey through the music world, The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto is a classic in the making.

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Acting Edition Acting Edition for Theater Productions - Duck Hunter Shoots Angel

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Dramatists Play Service, Inc. #ad - Brand new copy. Harper. Little brown books group. Will be shipped from US.

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The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph

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Little, Brown and Company #ad - Harper. The riveting, aided by a pair of refugees from nazi germany and a group of daring student activists, true account of a remarkable season, not only blazed a trail for a new kind of America, it is the story of how a group of forgotten college basketball players, but helped create one of the most meaningful moments in basketball history.

Little brown books group. Composed of former college stars from across the country, the team dismantled everyone they faced, including the Duke varsity. What happened next wasn't on anyone's schedule. Winner of the 2016 pen/espn award for literary sports writingthe true story of the game that never should have happened--and of a nation on the brink of monumental changeIn the fall of 1943, at the little-known North Carolina College for Negroes, Coach John McLendon was on the verge of changing basketball forever.

The Secret Game: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball's Lost Triumph #ad - . A protégé of james naismith, the game's inventor, McLendon taught his team to play the full-court press and run a fast break that no one could catch. Based on years of research, the secret Game is a story of courage and determination, and of an incredible, long-buried moment in the nation's sporting past.

Yet his players faced danger whenever they traveled backcountry roads. Across town, at duke university, the best basketball squad on campus wasn't the Blue Devils, but an all-white military team from the Duke medical school. His eagles would become the highest-scoring college team in America--a basketball juggernaut that shattered its opponents by as many as sixty points per game.

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Basketball: A Love Story

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Crown Archetype #ad - Harper. Of a game that demands everything of those who love it, yet gives so much back in return. New york times bestsellerinspired by a major espn film series, this is an extraordinary oral history of basketball—its eye-opening untold history, its profound deeper meaning, its transformative influence on the world—as told through an unprecedented series of candid conversations with the game’s ultimate icons.

Those who shattered glass ceilings, from Bill Russell and Yao Ming to Cheryl Miller and Lisa Leslie, explained what it really took to lay claim to their place in the game. This is the true story of basketball. To tell this story, acclaimed journalists Jackie MacMullan, Rafe Bartholomew and Dan Klores embarked on a groundbreaking mission to interview a staggering lineup of basketball trailblazers.

Basketball: A Love Story #ad - At once a definitive oral history and something far more revelatory and life affirming, Basketball: A Love Story is the defining untold oral history of how basketball came to be, and what it means to those who love it. Little brown books group. It is deeply intimate yet crosses oceans, upends lives and changes nations.

For the first time hundreds of legends, Lebron and Steph Curry to Magic Johnson, from Kobe, Dr. Of a supposed “white man’s sport” that became a way for people of color, women, and immigrants to claim a new place in society. J and jerry west, spoke movingly about their greatest passion.

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The Fab Five - ESPN Films

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TM #ad - Little brown books group. They were one of the most famous – and infamous – teams in college basketball history. Harper. Arriving on the campus of the university of michigan in the fall of 1991, juwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson—not only electrified the game, but also brought new style to the masses with their baggy shorts, the five freshmen —Chris Webber, black socks and brash talk.

Forget what you remember about the Fab 5—this film will show them in an entirely new light. Shrink-wrapped.

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