25 Writers Reflect on People Who Made A DifferenceBook - 2005
Some of the most celebrated writers of our time share the inspiring words and timeless wisdom of the athletic coaches who helped shape their lives. Coach is one of the most endearing words in the English language. From childhood on, everyone remembers the names of their mentors and coachesand the powerful advice and encouragement they provided. In this unique collection of original and previously published essays, notable authors and writers David Maraniss, Jane Leavy, H.G. Bissinger, John Edgar Wideman, Charles McGrath, John Irving, Francine Prose, John McPhee, Pat Conroy, Christine Brennan, E.M. Swift, George Vecsey, Tour, Andrew Solomon, Frank Deford, George Plimpton, and notable others reveal the experiences, both good and bad, theyve had with the athletic coaches who changed and influenced their livesand pass on the sage advice they received for future generations.
Publisher: New York : Warner Books, 
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2005
Branch Call Number: 796.077 C6306 2005
Characteristics: x, 285 pages ; 24 cm