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Avon Books, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 340 pages
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Charles Barkley, five-time NBA all-star, looks back at his life and basketball career in the same no-holds-barred fashion with which he views everything. Full of his shoot-from-the-lip opinions and outlandish exploits, this book, like the man himself, can only be described as outrageous. 8 pages of photographs.

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OUTRAGEOUS!: The Fine Life and Flagrant Good Times of Basketball's Irresistible Force

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Aptly titled, this autobiography of the Philadelphia 76ers' ``Round Mound of Rebound,'' written with Sports Illustrated's Johnson, is calculated for full shock value—and delivers. It also provides an ... Read full review

Outrageous!: the fine life and flagrant good times of basketball's irresistible force

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This reviewer is not certain that Outrageous! should be the title of this autobiography of pro basketball star Barkley. While some of his statements and actions might fall into this category, the book ... Read full review


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About the author (1993)

Charles Barkley is a studio analyst for TNT's Inside the NBA, a regular contributor to CNN's TalkBack Live and a frequent color commentator. Named one of the fifty greatest NBA players of all time, he was selected to eleven All-Star teams and won the NBA's MVP award in 1993. He lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Roy S. Johnson is a longtime SI editor and writer and he wrote Charles Barkley's first memoir. He lives in New York.