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

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

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By (author) John Feinstein

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  • Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: Paperback | 337 pages
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 211mm x 25mm | 340g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2011
  • ISBN 10: 1451650256
  • ISBN 13: 9781451650259
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Illustrations note: black & white plates
  • Sales rank: 147,970

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the "New York Times" bestseller list, John Feinstein's "A Season on the Brink" remains the classic of the genre and an unforgettable chronicle of his year spent following the Indiana Hoosiers and their fiery coach Bob Knight. This anniversary edition features an updated package and a new Introduction by Feinstein. Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks atop the "New York Times "bestseller list, "A Season on the Brink "remains the most celebrated basketball book ever written. Granted unprecedented access to legendary coach Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers during the 1985-86 season, John Feinstein saw and heard it all--practices, team meetings, strategy sessions, and midgame huddles--as the team worked to return to championship form. The result is an unforgettable chronicle that not only captures the drama and pressure of big-time college basketball but also paints a vivid portrait of a complex, brilliant coach as he walks the fine line between genius and madness.

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