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Publisher Comments:

A capturing of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's personality and thoughtsand#8212;known by relatively few people other than family and close friendsand#8212;is made available to all in this intimate biography. The author, a native of Philadelphia and an alumnus of Chamberlain's alma mater, spent four years researching and interviewing the most important people in Wilt's life to produce these results.

Synopsis:

At once authoritative and entertaining, "Wilt" is the first standard biography about this American legend--the unique and unforgettable Wilt Chamberlain, one of the 20th-century's greatest and most controversial athletes. Two 8-page photo inserts.

Synopsis:

Everything Wilt Chamberlain did from being the only NBA player to ever score 100 points in a game to claiming to have slept with more than 20,000 women was larger than life and is examined in this detailed biography of one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century.

About the Author

Robert Cherryand#160;is aand#160;journalist andand#160;a formerand#160;Peace Corps volunteer in the West African bush. He has been a general assignment reporter or editor for four newspapers, including the Arizona Republic, and his freelance work has appeared in the New York Times and theand#160;Jerusalem Post, among other publications. He played varsity basketball at Wilt Chamberlain's alma mater, Overbrook High School.and#160;Jerry West is a former Los Angeles Laker who led the team to nine NBA Finals and the 1972 championship. He is a former Lakers coach and general manager and serves as the president of basketball operations for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781572439153
Subtitle:
Larger Than Life
Author:
Cherry, Robert Allen
Author:
Cherry, Robert
Author:
Allen Cherry, Robert
Author:
Robert Allen Cherry
Author:
West, Jerry
Publisher:
Triumph Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sports - Basketball
Subject:
Basketball - Professional
Subject:
Basketball - General
Subject:
Basketball players
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Basketball players -- United States.
Subject:
Chamberlain, Wilt
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Subject:
United States / Northeast / Middle Atlantic (NJ, NY, PA)
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Basketball General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Cloth
Publication Date:
20040901
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
two 8-page photo inserts
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Product details 432 pages Triumph Books - English 9781572439153 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , At once authoritative and entertaining, "Wilt" is the first standard biography about this American legend--the unique and unforgettable Wilt Chamberlain, one of the 20th-century's greatest and most controversial athletes. Two 8-page photo inserts.
"Synopsis" by , Everything Wilt Chamberlain did from being the only NBA player to ever score 100 points in a game to claiming to have slept with more than 20,000 women was larger than life and is examined in this detailed biography of one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century.
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