One on One: Behind the Scenes with the Greats in the Game

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Little, Brown, Dec 5, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 544 pages
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John Feinstein's illuminating recollections from two decades of interviews with sports legends.

John Feinstein's career is a sports fan's dream-a lifetime of encounters with the great figures in sports, not just on the field, but in the locker room and behind the scenes with legends like Bob Knight, Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and John McEnroe.

Since his days as a young Washington Post journalist, Feinstein has written twenty-eight books and countless magazine articles and newspaper columns, covering college basketball, golf, tennis, baseball, and very nearly every sport in between. He has told us of victory and defeat, of athletes and coaches we love--and love to hate. But some of his best stories have been left untold, until now.

One on One is an incredible portal into the sports we love-from the box scores and the pageantry of game night and into the hard work and intensity that turn players and coaches into legends.

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Review: One on One: Behind the Scenes with the Greats in the Game

User Review  - Motez Bishara - Goodreads

I'd say this one is a solid 4.5 stars. I've read a half-dozen Feinstein books over the years, starting with the classic 'A Season on the Brink' while I was still in high school. Feinstein is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daniel Nelson - Goodreads

Feinstein's books are well worth the read. He has a writing style that is engaging and entertaining comparable to a hot knife through butter. This book focuses on the relationships he developed and ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

John Feinstein is the bestselling author of Moment of Glory, Are You Kidding Me?, Living on the Black, Let Me Tell You a Story, Caddy for Life, Open, The Punch, The Last Amateurs, The Majors, A Good Walk Spoiled, A Civil War, A Season on the Brink, Play Ball, Hard Courts, and two novels. He writes for Inside Sports, Golf, Tennis Magazine and Basketball America and commentates on NPR and CBS.

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