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Wooden: A Lifetime of Observations and Reflections On and Off the Court by [John Wooden]
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John Wooden (1910-2010), guided the UCLA Bruins to ten NCAA basketball championships over a 12-year period, including four perfect seasons and an 88-game winning streak. He was named ESPN’s “Greatest Coach of the 20th Century” and voted “#1 Coach of All Time” by The Sporting News. Sports Illustrated said it best when they said: “There’s never been a finer man in American sports than John Wooden, or a finer coach.” In 2003 John Wooden was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Steve Jamison is America's foremost author and authority on the life and philosophy of John Wooden. Mr. Jamison is a consultant to the UCLA Anderson Scool of Business’ John Wooden Global Leadership Program. He has collaborated with Coach Wooden on an award-winning PBS presentation as well as several books, including his final book, The Wisdom of Wooden: My Century On and Off the Court. --This text refers to the hardcover edition.

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John Wooden is legendary among basketball coaches. He won 10 NCAA championships, including seven in a row. While always seen as a calm presence on the sideline, he was nonetheless a fierce competitor and drove his players hard in practice. Yet throughout his career, he remained true to ideals taught him by his parents back in rural Indiana. The book lists the advice he got from his father and shows how that has played out in his life. It also presents several of the coach's own rules for life. The book is not for basketball junkies. There's no insider information on famous games and players. It's for the everyday person, struggling to do his or her best at home, on the job, in the community. Beau Bridges's reading adds just the right touch of age and quiet reserve without being a parody of Wooden's voice. R.C.G. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B003TO4TKQ
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ McGraw-Hill Education; 1st edition (April 22, 1997)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ April 22, 1997
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 763 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 238 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
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