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Author Monroe, Earl, 1944-

Title Earl the pearl : my story / Earl Monroe with Quincy Troupe.

Publication Info. New York : Rodale, [2013]

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Flagg-Rochelle PL Adult Non Fiction - FRPY-12  796.323 MON    AVAILABLE
Description xvii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Early life in South Philly -- Coming of age, junior high school, and my introduction to basketball: 1956 to 1959 -- High school years: 1959 to 1962 -- Becoming a star in South Philly: the turning point, summer 1962 -- A lost year: 1962 to 1963 -- Lessons from my first year at Winston-Salem: 1963 to 1964 -- Reuniting with my father: summer 1964 -- Reaching for stardom in my sophomore year: 1964 to 1965 -- Becoming "Black Jesus" in my junior year: 1965 to 1966 -- Becoming "Earl the Pearl" in my senior year and the Pan American Games debacle: 1966 to 1967 -- A paradign shift in pro basketball: my rookie year, 1967 to 1968 -- Pressing pedal to the metal, full speed ahead: 1968 to 1969 -- Reaching for the dream of an NBA championship: 1969-1970 -- The pain of getting close but no cigar: 1970 to 1971 -- Leaving Baltimore and going to play for the "enemy": 1971 to 1972 -- The death of my mother and the NBA holy grail: 1972 to 1973 -- My take on NBA basketball and the future of the game.
Subject Monroe, Earl, 1944-
New York Knickerbockers (Basketball team) -- History.
Basketball players -- New York (State) -- Biography.
ISBN 9781609615611 hardback
1609615611 hardback

 
    
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