West by West

West by West

My Charmed, Tormented Life

Book - 2011 | 1st ed.
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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 and Co., 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316053495
Branch Call Number: B WEST JERRY
Characteristics: xiii, 338 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Coleman, Jonathan


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Jan 10, 2018

One of the best books on one of the best players in NBA history. It's interesting to read how Jerry West's mind works. MUST read for hoops junkies.


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