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West by West

My Charmed, Tormented Life

West, Jerry, 1938-

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
West by West
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"He is one of basketball's towering figures: "Mr. Clutch," who mesmerized his opponents and fans. The coach who began the Lakers' resurgence in the 1970s. The general manager who helped bring "Showtime" to Los Angeles, creating a championship-winning force that continues to this day. Now, for the first time, the legendary Jerry West tells his story-from his tough childhood in West Virginia, to his unbelievable college success at West Virginia University, his 40-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, and his relationships with NBA legends like Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Kobe Bryant. Unsparing in its self-assessment and honesty, WEST BY WEST is far more than a sports memoir: it is a profound confession and a magnificent inspiration"--
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 031605349X
9780316053495
Branch Call Number: B West W
Characteristics: xiii, 338 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Coleman, Jonathan

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