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Bill Russell : a biography

Author: Murry R Nelson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles Bill Russell, whose career as an outstanding rebounder for the Boston Celtics led him to become the first African American elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame and the first African American to coach in the NBA.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bill Russell
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Murry R Nelson
ISBN: 0313330913 9780313330919
OCLC Number: 57134423
Description: xiv, 114 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Murry R. Nelson.
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This biography chronicles the life of Bill Russell from his days as a youth in rural Louisiana, through his time as a basketball player and coach for the Celtics, to his enshrinement in the NBA Hall  Read more...

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"[R]eveals an Afro-American who was a basketball player, businessman, lecturer, and more. Most will know Russell's name through sports: the appearance of a coverage which follows his many talents Read more...

 
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