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Earl the pearl : my story

Author: Earl Monroe
Publisher: Emmaus, Pennsylvana : Rodale, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Earl Monroe; Earl Monroe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Earl Monroe
ISBN: 9781609615611 1609615611
OCLC Number: 795174306
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Responsibility: Earl Monroe with Quincy Troupe.

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