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West by West|Jonathan Coleman
West by West : My Charmed, Tormented Life
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The honest and powerful autobiography from basketball legend Jerry West is a must-read for fans of the game. He is one of basketball's towering figures: "Mr. Clutch," who mesmerized his opponents and fans. The coach who began the Lakers' resurgence in the 1970s. The general manager who helped bring "Showtime" to Los Angeles, creating a championship-winning force that continues to this day. Now, for the first time, the legendary Jerry West tells his story -- from his tough childhood in West Virginia, to his unbelievable college success at West Virginia University, his 40-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, and his relationships with NBA legends like Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Kobe Bryant. Unsparing in its self-assessment and honesty, West by West is far more than a sports memoir: it is a profound confession and a magnificent inspiration.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780316053501
  • ISBN-10: 0316053503
  • Publisher: Back Bay Books
  • Publish Date: October 2012
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds
  • Page Count: 352

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