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Let Me Tell You A Story: A Lifetime In The Game

Auerbach, Red; Feinstein, John

ISBN 10: 0316738239 / ISBN 13: 9780316738231
Published by Little Brown & Company, 2004
Used Condition: Near Fine+ Hardcover
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1st Edition/1st Printing. $25.95 price on DJ flap. Laid-in is a small color characture drawing of NBA legend Red Auerback with smoking a cigar with a box of cigars in front of him labeled "Hav-A-Champa- Auer-Bacco Cigars". SIGNED and inscribed by Auerbach to right of drawing. On 8"x11 sheet folded twice. Remainder mark. Also includes laid-in the original New York Times obituary for Auerbach. Bookseller Inventory # 014268

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Title: Let Me Tell You A Story: A Lifetime In The ...

Publisher: Little Brown & Company

Publication Date: 2004

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine+

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine+


Edition: 1st Edition

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The life story of the famed professional basketball coach documents his seventeen-year tenure with the Boston Celtics, during which the team achieved nine NBA championships; his relationships with such players as Larry Bird, Wilt Chamberlain, and Michael Jordan; and his post-retirement consultation work with top coaches and players. 200,000 first printing.

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John Feinstein is an American sportswriter and commentator. He is a columnist for the Washington Post, an author, is a guest commentator on NPR, and does color commentary for United States Naval Academy football games. He is also a frequent contributor to The Tony Kornheiser Show. During a radio broadcast of the football game between the Naval Academy and Duke University on October 1, 2005, Feinstein blurted an obscenity over-the-air in response to what he perceived to be a bad call on the field. He immediately removed himself from the rest of the broadcast, except to return at the end to apologize on the air. Although he offered his resignation to the Naval Academy, they rejected it because of his contrition and have invited him to continue to participate in future broadcasts. Feinstein was a sports writer for the The Chronicle while enrolled at Duke University, where he graduated in 1977. One of Feinstein's nicknames is "Junior", despite not having the suffix in his name. The name was given by Tony Kornheiser because of the similarities in his temper to John McEnroe. Feinstein sometimes fills in as a guest host on The Jim Rome Show. Rome considers Feinstein to be one of the most intelligent people he's interviewed on the show, and occasionally teases him about an over-the-phone interview that was interrupted by Feinstein's daughter.

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