Dave Bing: A Life of Challenge

De (autor) Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 05 Nov 2012
What kind of person loses sight in one eye only to become one of the NBA's top 50 players ever? What kind of person builds a start-up company into a thriving corporation, reaches out to black youths to provide counsel and support, and become the mayor of Detroit? Dave Bing, that's who. This book tells his story.
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ISBN-13: 9781450423526
ISBN-10: 1450423523
Pagini: 315
Ilustrații: 2 illustrations, 40 photos
Dimensiuni: 152 x 226 x 23 mm
Greutate: 0.52 kg

Notă biografică

Drew Sharp joined the Detroit Free Press in March, 1983. He was the beat writer during the Pistons' first two NBA championship seasons in 1989 and 1990. He covered Michigan State University sports for eight years and became a Free Press columnist in 1999. He is currently the only columnist in Detroit who grew up in that city, giving him a first-person point of reference to the significant sports and political events in Detroit over the last 50 years.


Chapter 1. The Anomaly; Chapter 3. The College Choice; Chapter 4. The Syracuse Experience; Chapter 7. The Riots; Chapter 8. The Rookie Year; Chapter 9. The Mentor; Chapter 10. The City's Disorders; Chapter 11. The Trade; Chapter 12. The Return; Chapter 13. The (Almost) Deal; Chapter 14. The Boardroom; Chapter 15. The Next Mayor; Chapter 16. The Political Mess; Chapter 17. The Speech.