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Four Days to Glory Wrestling with the Soul of the American Heartland

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ISBN-10: 0060823186

ISBN-13: 9780060823184

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mark Kreidler

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Somewhere beyond the circle of money, glitz, drugs and controversy that characterizes professional sports in America, there exists the remnants of the ideal. In Iowa, that ideal survives in the form of high school wrestling, a way of transforming the local virtues-modesty, privation, hard work-into sporting glory. To be a wrestling champion in Iowa is to achieve greatness-individual glory where the only back to pat is your own. For Jay Borschel and Dan LeClere, though, the stakes have been raised. Already three-time state champions in differing weight classes, each boy has a chance in his senior year of high school to do something historic-to become a "four-timer," joining the most…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/23/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.52" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Mark Kreidler is a sportswriter and columnist who frequently contributes to and ESPN: The Magazine. He is the author of Four Days to Glory and Six Good Innings and lives in Davis, California.