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

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ISBN-10: 0060823194

ISBN-13: 9780060823191

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mark Kreidler

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Somewhere beyond the circle of money, glitz, drugs, and controversy that characterizes professional sports in America, remnants of an ideal exist. In Iowa, that ideal survives in the form of high school wrestling. Each a three-time state champion, Jay Borschel and Dan LeClere have a chance in their senior year to join the sport's most elite group: the "four-timers," wrestlers who win four consecutive state titles. For Jay, a ferocious competitor who feeds off criticism and doubt, a victory would mean vindication over the great mass of skeptics waiting for him to fail. For Dan, who carries on his back the burdens of his tiny farming community, the dreams of his hard-driving coach and…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/26/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

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

Locating the Enemy
Merely Really Good
The Family Business
Stick with What Works
A Specific Desperation
Saturday in Wyoming
Only Warm in the Room
The Ghosts of Gable
Same Team
The Youth Movement
Dealing with It
They Hand Out Roses
Moving Day
Barnstorming
Making Things Grow
Epilogue
Acknowledgments