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La Documentation franšaise, 2001 - Poetry - 360 pages
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When the owner of the worst pro basketball team in the world decides to sign Dee Gerard, the first woman ever to play in the NBA, chaos ensues as Dee tries to play the best game there is while spoiled young millionaires, personal and professional relationships, and the press wreak havoc on her life, in a rollicking and hilarious new novel by the author of Bump and Run. 125,000 first printing.

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pages read: 1- 235 This book is about the first NBA's womens player, Dee Gerard, who is singed by a professional and well- known basketball team. She faces very many obstacles. For example, criticism ... Read full review


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Michael Lupica (born on May 11, 1952 in Oneida, New York) is an American newspaper columnist. At the age of 23, Lupica began his newspaper career covering the New York Knicks for the New York Post. In 1977, he became the youngest columnist ever at a New York newspaper when he started working for the New York Daily News. He has also written for numerous magazines during his career including Golf Digest, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, ESPN: The Magazine, Men's Journal and Parade. In 2003, he received the Jim Murray Award from the National Football Foundation. He has been a television anchor for ESPN's The Sports Reporters and hosted his own program The Mike Lupica Show on ESPN2. Lupica has written both fiction and non-fiction books. His novels include Dead Air; Limited Partner; Jump; Full Court Press; Red Zone; Too Far; Wild Pitch; and Bump and Run. He also writes the Mike Lupica's Comeback Kids series. He co-wrote autobiographies with Reggie Jackson and Bill Parcells and collaborated with William Goldman on Wait Till Next Year. His other non-fiction works include The Summer of '98; Mad as Hell: How Sports Got Away from the Fans and How We Get It Back; and Shooting from the Lip.

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