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Last Pass Cousy, Russell, the Celtics, and What Matters in the End

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ISBN-10: 0735223637

ISBN-13: 9780735223639

Edition: 2018

Authors: Gary M. Pomerantz

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The New York Times Bestseller Out of the greatest dynasty in American professional sports history, an intimate story of race, mortality, and regret About to turn ninety, Bob Cousy, the Hall of Fame Boston Celtics captain who led the team to its first six championships on an unparalleled run, has much to look back on in contentment. But he has one last piece of unfinished business. The last pass he hopes to throw is to close the circle with his great partner on those Celtic teams, fellow Hall of Famer Bill Russell, now 84. These teammates were basketball's Ruth and Gehrig, and Cooz, as everyone calls him, was famously ahead of his time as an NBA player in terms of race and civil rights.…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/22/2019
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.40" long x 0.82" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

He is a distinguished visiting professor of journalism at Emory University, received the Sigma Delta Chi award in 1999 for feature writing and the Ernie Pyle Award for human interest writing for his seven-part series in the Atlanta Journal Constitution on the airplane crash that is the subject of his book Nine Minutes, Twenty Seconds.. He lives with his wife and three children Atlanta.