Season on the Brink

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Simon & Schuster, Nov 15, 1989 - Sports & Recreation - 352 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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A season on the brink: a year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

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Like his heroes Woody Hayes and George Patton, Indiana University coach Knight is alternately described as dedicated, dictatorial, compassionate, belligerent, and brilliant. Feinstein offers a close ... Read full review



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About the author (1989)

John Feinstein is the author of many bestselling books, including A Good Walk Spoiled and One on One. He writes for the Washington Post and Golf Digest and is a regular contributor to the Golf Channel.

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