The Resource The legends club : Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an epic college basketball rivalry, John Feinstein

The legends club : Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an epic college basketball rivalry, John Feinstein

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The legends club : Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an epic college basketball rivalry
Title
The legends club
Title remainder
Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an epic college basketball rivalry
Statement of responsibility
John Feinstein
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Language
eng
Summary
On March 18, 1980, the immensely powerful Duke basketball program announced the hiring of its new coach -- the man who would resurrect the team, restore glory to Duke, and defeat the legendary Dean Smith, who coached down the road at UNC Chapel Hill and had turned UNC into a powerhouse. Duke's new man was Mike Krzyzewski. The only problem was, no one knew who Krzyzewski was, he had a so-so record in his short time as head coach of Army, and worst of all, no one could even pronounce his name. The announcement caused head scratches -- if not immediate calls for his head -- and on this note his career at Duke began. The table was set nine days later, when on March 27, 1980, Jim Valvano was hired by North Carolina State to be their new head coach. The hiring didn't raise as many eyebrows, but with the exuberant Valvano on board, two new coaches were now in place to challenge Dean Smith -- and the most sensational competitive decade in history was about to unfold. The Legends Club captures an era in American sport and culture, documenting the inside view of a decade of absolutely incredible competition. Feinstein pulls back the curtain on the recruiting wars, the intensely personal competition that wasn't always friendly, the enormous pressure and national stakes, and the battle for the very soul of college basketball allegiance in a hot-bed area
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.3230922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV884.A1
LC item number
F45 2016
Literary form
non fiction
The legends club : Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an epic college basketball rivalry, John Feinstein
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The legends club : Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an epic college basketball rivalry, John Feinstein
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Includes index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn910979568
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
404 pages
Isbn
9780385539418
Isbn Type
(Hard cover)
Lccn
2015029890
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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(OCoLC)910979568

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