A season on the brink: a year with Bobby Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

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Simon & Schuster, Nov 15, 1989 - Biography & Autobiography - 337 pages
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A Season on the Brink chronicles the basketball season that John Feinstein spent following the Indiana Hoosiers and their fiery coach, Bob Knight.

Knight granted Feinstein an unprecedented inside look at college basketball -- with complete access to every moment of the season. Feinstein saw and heard it all -- practices, team meetings, strategy sessions, and mid-game huddles -- during Knight's struggle to avoid a losing season.

A Season on the Brink not only captures the drama and pressure of big-time college basketball but paints a vivid portrait of a complex, brilliant coach walking a fine line between genius and madness.

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Review: Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

User Review  - Truman Devitt - Goodreads

A Season on the Brink is possibly the best sports book I have ever read. If you are a college basketball fan, this is a book for you. Over a three week period, I could not stop reading it. I highly recommend this book. Read full review

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User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

A Season on the Brink by John Feinstein (Fireside 1986)(Biography) follows Coach Bob Knight of the Indiana Hoosiers through the 1986 and, in abbreviated form, the 1987 college basketball seasons. What ... Read full review



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About the author (1989)

John Feinstein spent eleven years with The Washington Post. He has also written for Sport, The Sporting News, and Inside Sports, has been a special contributor to Sports Illustrated, and is currently the main feature writer for The National. His stories have appeared in five editions of Best Sports Stories, and he has won twelve U.S. Basketball Writers awards.

Mr. Feinstein lives in Bethesda, Maryland, and Shelter Island, New York, with his wife, Mary Clare.

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