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Falkner, David

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Works: 14 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 6,624 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV865.R6, B
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Publications about David Falkner
Publications by David Falkner
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Most widely held works by David Falkner
Great time coming : the life of Jackie Robinson, from baseball to Birmingham by David Falkner( Book )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and held by 1,568 libraries worldwide
Brings to life Jack Roosevelt Robinson, the man, a flesh-and-blood crusader whose humanity, passion, doubts, and fears are too often overlooked in the history-book treatment of his accomplishments
The last hero : the life of Mickey Mantle by David Falkner( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 972 libraries worldwide
Portrays the life and career of the legendary baseball star, from his childhood in the mining towns of Oklahoma through his rise to baseball fame, and finally his tragic death from cancer
Russell rules : 11 lessons on leadership from the twentieth century's greatest winner by Bill Russell( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
The Celtic great offers his insights on leadership and teamwork
The last Yankee : the turbulent life of Billy Martin by David Falkner( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 582 libraries worldwide
Joe Morgan : a life in baseball by Joe Morgan( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 535 libraries worldwide
Back-to-back Most Valuable Player and World Series winner Joe Morgan entered the Hall of Fame in 1990 on the first ballot, a "good little player" who achieved greatness by hard work, dedication, and baseball intelligence. In this entertaining book, be tells the story of his extraordinary life in baseball and offers provocative insights into the game's past, present, and future. The box score? The most complete player of his time has given us the complete baseball book
The short season : the hard work and high times of baseball in the spring by David Falkner( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
Nine sides of the diamond : baseball's great glove men on the fine art of defense by David Falkner( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
An examination of the nine fielding positions as told through the experiences of great players including Honus Wagner, Brooks Robinson, Willie Mays, and Keith Hernandez
LT, living on the edge by Lawrence Taylor( Book )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
For you, Hank : the story of Hank Gathers and Bo Kimble by Bo Kimble( Book )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 391 libraries worldwide
Them survive Philly's mean streets; and encouraged by Loyola's Dave Spencer, who pushed them to work to their potentials. It was a friendship that ended in tragedy and triumphed in love. For upon Hank's death Bo found himself alone, but inspired by his friend's dreams. From his first left-handed free throw tribute to Hank at the NCAA finals to his place in the NBA on the L.A. Clippers, Bo has fulfilled his vow to carry on the vision he and Hank shared all their lives
Sadaharu Oh : a Zen way of baseball by Sadaharu Ō( Book )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1998 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
This paper discusses the life of Sadaharu Oh during his baseball career. The prologue and chapter 6 are the only items included
Great time coming [the life of Jackie Robinson] by David Falkner( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
As Falkner traces the development of Jackie Robinson's natural skill and tireless dedication, he focuses on the strengths that earned Robinson a unique place on the diamond and in the struggle for civil rights
The last hero the life of Mickey Mantle by David Falkner( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Examines the life of baseball great Mickey Mantle from several perspectives, providing a perceptive look at the man, the athlete, and the American phenomenon
Russell rules [11 lessons on leadership from the twentieth century's greatest winner] by Bill Russell( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The star center of the Boston Celtics reveals the eleven essential steps to attaining success in one's professional and personal life, offering the insights, memories, and enduring philosophy that made him a star
Russell rules 11 lessons on leadership from the twentieth century's greatest winner by Bill Russell( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Boston Celtics legend shares his personal life lessons --11 essential steps that can empower anyone to become a winner in their professional and personal lives. Leadership and teamwork are the twin towers of Russell's personal philosophy, and in Russell rules he talks about them not as abstract concepts, but as a day-to-day elements of a successful life. He speaks with authority of how the great Celtics teams of the 1960s not only nurtured the basketball skills of their individual players, but created an environment in which those skills could be best expressed--and of how the principles he learned have influenced him in every aspect of his life, from being a single father raising a daughter to becoming a successful coach and mentor to others
 
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