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The best there ever was

Author: John Ed Bradley
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Thirty years ago football coach Harold Gravely won the national collegiate championship, but his recent teams have been losing ones, and now fans and alumni want him to resign or else be fired. When he is diagnosed as having lung cancer, Gravely opts to forego treatment. His impending death can then be used to shame his disgruntled fans, former players, university trustees, and even his wife into allowing him one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Ed Bradley
ISBN: 0871133849 9780871133847
OCLC Number: 21482691
Description: 336 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: John Ed Bradley.

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Thirty years ago football coach Harold Gravely won the national collegiate championship, but his recent teams have been losing ones, and now fans and alumni want him to resign or else be fired. When he is diagnosed as having lung cancer, Gravely opts to forego treatment. His impending death can then be used to shame his disgruntled fans, former players, university trustees, and even his wife into allowing him one final season. He may even be able to convince them he deserves a memorial statue.

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