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    The Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul (Paperback) By (author) Phil Jackson, With Michael Arkush

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    DescriptionFor the countless basketball fans who were spellbound by the Los Angeles Lakers' 2003-2004 high-wire act, this book is a rare and phenomenal treat. In The Last Season, Lakers coach Phil Jackson draws on his trademark honesty and insight to tell the whole story of the season that proved to be the final ride of a truly great dynasty. From the signing of future Hall-of-Famers Karl Malone and Gary Payton to the Kobe Bryant rape case/media circus, this is a riveting tale of clashing egos, public feuds, contract disputes, and team meltdowns that only a coach, and a writer, of Jackson's candor, experience, and ability could tell. Full of tremendous human drama and offering lessons on coaching and on life, this is a book that no sports fan can possibly pass up.

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    The Last Season
    A Team in Search of Its Soul
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Phil Jackson, With Michael Arkush
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 289
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    ISBN 13: 9780143035879
    ISBN 10: 0143035878

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SPO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 760
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24450
    Libri: I-SR
    BIC subject category V2: WSJM
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: B5
    Ingram Subject Code: SR
    B&T Approval Code: P09250000
    DC21: 796.32364
    BISAC V2.8: SPO004000
    B&T Approval Code: A09302010
    DC22: 796.32364
    BISAC V2.8: SPO061010
    DC22: 796.323/64/0979494
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    LC classification: GV885.52.L67 J33 2005
    Thema V1.0: SFM
    Edition statement
    Updated ed.
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    The Penguin Press
    Publication date
    19 July 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Phil Jackson is one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA. In his fourteen seasons as a head coach, he is 832-316, the best winning record in NBA history. He also holds NBA coaching records for most playoff wins and playoff winning percentage. Prior to coaching, he played thirteen years in the NBA, primarily with the New York Knicks. He is also the author of Maverick, Sacred Hoops, and, with his friend Charley Rosen, More Than a Game.
    Review quote
    While the book is a hoot for basketball fans, Jackson's experiences also offer lessons for anyone dealing with chaos. ("Time")