A Season on the Brink: A Year With Bobby Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

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Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 311 pages
Recounts the 1985-1986 basketball season at Indiana University, describes the complex personality of coach Bob Knight, and examines the coaching methods which make him one of the best of all time

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A Season on the Brink is based on the 1985-1986 men’s basketball season at Indiana University. Coach Bob Knight is known for his crazy style of coaching and John Feinstein gets to experience it first ... Read full review

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Despite being arguably the most famous sports book ever written (or at the very least, among the best selling), this is actually the second Feinstein book I've read to date. I enjoy a bunch of ... Read full review

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About the author (1986)

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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