Coach : 25 Writers Reflect on People Who Made a Difference

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-03-01
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Twenty-five celebrated writers share the encouraging words and timeless wisdom of the coaches who influenced their lives.

Author Biography

Andrew Blauner is the founder of Blauner Books Literary Agency, editor of Brothers: 26 Stories of Love and Rivalry, and coeditor (with Lee Gutkind) of Anatomy of Baseball.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
"The Old Man"p. 1
"Why Be Last, Son?"p. 15
"My Losing Season"p. 29
"When I was Young"p. 41
"Passing It On"p. 47
"Prudent Fitness: A Panegyric"p. 55
"VBK"p. 69
"Physical Education"p. 75
"Underdog"p. 87
"Something Special"p. 93
"Ironing"p. 109
"The Coach Who Wasn't There"p. 113
"The Depression Baby"p. 125
"Long Island Shaolin"p. 147
"Golf Lessons"p. 163
"Tripp Lake"p. 175
"The Last of the Great Dreamers"p. 187
"The Boy They Cut"p. 199
"To Althea, From the Net"p. 211
"Coaching Bob"p. 217
"The Duel"p. 231
"Our Miss O"p. 239
"Making It to the Majors"p. 251
"Back to Basics"p. 261
"Fit to Be Tied"p. 275
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