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Sweet Redemption: How Gary Williams and Maryland Beat Death and Despair to Win the Ncaa Basketball Championship

Williams, Gary;Vise, David A.

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ISBN 10: 1582615942 / ISBN 13: 9781582615943
Edité par Sports Publishing, 2002
Etat : Very Good Couverture rigide
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Titre : Sweet Redemption: How Gary Williams and ...

Éditeur : Sports Publishing

Date d'édition : 2002

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Very Good

Etat de la jaquette : Very Good

Signé : Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition : 1st Edition

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Sweet Redemption is the amazing inside story of how Coach Gary Williams survived devastating defeats and overwhelming odds to build a championship basketball program at Maryland and win the 2002 NCAA title. In a series of exclusive interviews that take you into the huddle, into the locker room and into his head, Gary Williams, for the first time, pulls back the curtain and tells his incredible story through best-selling author David A. Vise, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post. Sweet Redemption also takes you into the heart and soul of Gary Williams and the team's star guard, Juan Dixon, providing a vast array of never-before-told stories about the mysterious forces and people that fueled their rise. It is a fast-moving inspirational tale of trial and triumph. And it is the story of a man, a family and a team whose lives were made, and saved, through a simple game involving a ball, a hoop and a dream. When he arrived in College Park in 1989, Williams absorbed one knockout punch after another as the new head basketball coach of his alma mater. His promising career seemed over and Maryland basketball appeared destined, like its greatest player ever, to plunge to an untimely death. But by the spring of 2002, when Coach Williams and the Terrapins stood on the podium in the Georgia Dome to receive the NCAA championship trophy, he had brought about some of the most far-reaching changes in the history of college athletics. Sweet Redemption is the story of how he did it.

About the Author:

Gary A. Williams

David A. Vise is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the "Washington Post" and the author of three books, including the "New York Times" bestseller "The Bureau and the Mole," Mark Malseed, who has contributed to the "Washington Post" and the "Boston Herald," has won high praise for his research efforts on Bob Woodward's recent books, "Plan of Attack" and "Bush at War."

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