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The last coach : a life of Paul "Bear" Bryant

Author: Allen Barra
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and career of the college football coach, describing his coming of age during the Depression, work with such teams as Texas A & M and Alabama, contributions to college football integration, and relationships with players and coaches.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Paul W Bryant; Paul W Bryant
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Allen Barra
ISBN: 0393059820 9780393059823
OCLC Number: 60420972
Description: xxix, 546 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Up from the bottom --
You've got to be a football hero --
Coach in progress --
New Kentucky home --
Gone to Texas --
The second coming --
Bear accused --
High tide --
Ebb tide --
Bear redux --
The Bear in winter --
Like having John Wayne for your grandfather --
Bud and Bear --
Was Bear the greatest coach ever? --
Bear by the numbers --
Chronology.
Responsibility: Allen Barra.
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"Barra gets it right...he was born to write this story."--Don Keith, "Birmingham Weekly." Sportswriter Barra gives readers a look into the life of the real Bear Bryant, separates fact from fiction,  Read more...

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