The Cost of These Dreams

The Cost of These Dreams

Sports Stories and Other Serious Business

Book - 2019
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"Whether it be Michael Jordan or Tiger Woods or Pat Riley or Urban Meyer, Wright Thompson strips the away the self-serving myths and fantasies to reveal his characters in full. There are fascinating common denominators: it may not be the case that every single great performer or coach had a complex relationship with his father, but it can sure seem that way. And there is much marvelous local knowledge: about specific sports, and times and places, and people. Ludicrously entertaining and often powerfully moving, The Cost of These Dreams is an ode to the reporter's art, and a celebration of true greatness and the high price that it exacts"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, [2019]
ISBN: 9780143133872
014313387X
Characteristics: xvii, 378 pages ; 22 cm

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