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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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A Sense of Where You Are: Bill Bradley at Princeton

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After watching Bradley play several times, even when he was eighteen, it seemed to me that I had been watching all the possibilities of the game that I had ever imagined, and then some. His play was integral. There was nothing missing. He not only worked hard on defense, for example, he worked hard on defense when the other team was hopelessly beaten. He did all kinds of things he didn't have to do simply because those were the dimensions of the game.
 
Copyright © 1999 John McPhee

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374526894
Subtitle:
Bill Bradley at Princeton
Author:
McPhee, John
Author:
McPhee, John
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Basketball players
Subject:
Legislators
Subject:
Scientists - General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Basketball players -- United States.
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Biography-Scientists
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3rd ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
#105
Publication Date:
19990630
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.51 x 0.65 in

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When John McPhee met Bill Bradley, both were at the beginning of their careers. A Sense of Where You Are, McPhees first book, is about Bradley when he was the best basketball player Princeton had ever seen. McPhee delineates for the reader the training and techniques that made Bradley the extraordinary athlete he was, and this part of the book is a blueprint of superlative basketball. But athletic prowess alone would not explain Bradleys magnetism, which is in the quality of the man himself—his self-discipline, his rationality, and his sense of responsibility. Here is a portrait of Bradley as he was in college, before his time with the New York Knicks and his election to the U.S. Senate—a story that suggests the abundant beginnings of his professional careers in sport and politics.
 
 
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