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Wilt : larger than life

Author: Robert Allen Cherry
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Triumph Books, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A capturing of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's personality and thoughtsknown by relatively few people other than family and close friendsis made available to all in this intimate biography. The author, a native of Philadelphia and an alumnus of Chamberlain's alma mater, spent four years researching and interviewing the most important people in Wilt's life to produce these results.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cherry, Robert Allen, 1943-
Wilt.
Chicago, IL : Triumph Books, 2004
(DLC) 2004051731
Named Person: Wilt Chamberlain; Wilt Chamberlain
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Allen Cherry
ISBN: 9781623681128 162368112X 9781617490378 1617490377
OCLC Number: 820818636
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 416 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Foreword by Jerry West; Preface; Prologue; Chapter 1: The Ugliest Child I've Ever Seen; Chapter 2: Please Don't Call Me Stilt; Chapter 3: Flippin' with the Dipper; Chapter 4: Brother Wilt; Chapter 5: Viva Weelt, Viva Weelt; Chapter 6: Never Before, Never Again; Chapter 7: A Record for the Ages; Chapter 8: The Big Fella's Comin'; Chapter 9: I'm Tired of Being a Villain; Chapter 10: In the Lion's Den; Chapter 11: All the Bleeping Practice in the World; Chapter 12: The Greatest Team; Chapter 13: Old Men Take Revenge; Chapter 14: We're Not a Happy Team. Chapter 15: Baby, We Got Bad Reviews on BroadwayChapter 16: A Heaping Portion of Humble Pie; Chapter 17: The Streak; Chapter 18: King of the Mountain; Chapter 19: The End of the Game; Chapter 20: Where There's a Wilt, There's a Way; Chapter 21: Tell Me Who, What, and Where, and I'll Take It from There; Chapter 22: I'm Getting Married; Chapter 23: There Were Women Everywhere; Chapter 24: Rock Chalk, Jayhawk; Chapter 25: A Man Who Stands 7' Tall; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Index.
Responsibility: Robert Allen Cherry.

Abstract:

A capturing of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's personality and thoughtsknown by relatively few people other than family and close friendsis made available to all in this intimate biography. The author, a native of Philadelphia and an alumnus of Chamberlain's alma mater, spent four years researching and interviewing the most important people in Wilt's life to produce these results.

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