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

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Simon & Schuster, 1987 - Sports & Recreation - 353 pages
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A Season on the Brink is the gripping, inside story of one of the most controversial and driven figures in sports: Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight. Features a blockbuster bonus chapter--not included in the hardcover--on the 1986-87 Indiana season including their NCAA championship win!

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User Review  - Dan O'Neill - Goodreads

Loved it. Absolutely loved it. I know next to nothing about basketball, but that didn't stop me enjoying it. It should be on the reading list of any sports fans out there. I've read a few of Feinstein's other books and glad I went back to the beginning. Read full review

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User Review  - Phil Hill - Goodreads

An excellent account of one of the best coaching minds in college basketball, Bob Knight. The reader is able to feel the intensity of his coaching and personality in every page. You will walk away ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

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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