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Lang Matl
Author Kriegel, Mark.

Title Pistol : the life of Pete Maravich / Mark Kriegel.

Imprint New York, NY : Free Press, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  GV884.M3 K75 2008    Available
Edition 1st Free Press trade paperback ed.
Description x, 393 p., [18] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-372) and index.
Summary Recounts the life and achievements of the troubled 1970s basketball star, from his relationship with his obsessive father and unbroken college scoring record to the personal demons that challenged his life and his evangelical Christian faith.
Contents Special opportunity -- Mr. Basketball -- Pro ball -- The cult of press -- Country gentlemen -- The basketball gene -- The devil in Ronnie Montini -- "Pistol Pete" -- Changing the game -- The deep end -- King of the cow palace -- Showtime -- One of us -- Marked man -- The blackhawks -- The unbearable whiteness of being Pete -- Take me -- Smothered -- All that jazz -- The loser -- Take me, part 2 -- Amazing grace -- Patrimony.
Subject Maravich, Pete, 1947-1988.
Basketball players -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780743284981
9780743284981 (pbk.) : $15.00