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Heart of a Lion: The Life, Death and Legacy of Hank Gathers

Keiderling, Kyle

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ISBN 10: 0977899683 / ISBN 13: 9780977899685
Published by Morning Star Books, New York, 2010
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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No edition/printing info. Signed and dated by the author on the blank page opposite the title page: "Best regards, / Kyle Keiderling / 2-1-10." Bound in red cloth-covered boards with gold lettering on the spine. Book is square and unmarked; corners sharp, spine ends bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $29.95); Brodart protected. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006680

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Title: Heart of a Lion: The Life, Death and Legacy ...

Publisher: Morning Star Books, New York

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

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On March 4th, 1990 Hank Gathers, the leading candidate for college basketball's player of the year award, fell to the court at Gersten Pavilion on the campus of Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Within minutes the man who had led the nation in scoring and rebounding as a junior, and who had proudly boasted of being the strongest man alive, was dead. Heart of a Lion is the story of Hank Gathers, a young man who dared to dream while growing up in "the worst slum in America." "Hank Gathers was an extraordinary player. He was a young man who dared to dream in a place where dreams go to die. Hank's dream ended tragically but his teammates carried on in his honor. Together they provided one of the greatest stories in NCAA tournament history. Hank has been gone 20 years but, the dream is alive." -Jim Nantz, CBS Sports. "This is not just another basketball book. Be good to yourself, and buy it." -Bob Kuska. National publicity. M.Kahn Associates. 805-969-8555.

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Kyle Keiderling is a free lance writer and the author of the critically acclaimed, Shooting Star: The Bevo Francis Story.

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