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It's Not about the Truth The Untold Story of the Duke Lacrosse Case and the Lives It Shattered

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ISBN-10: 1416551492

ISBN-13: 9781416551492

Edition: N/A

Authors: Don Yaeger, Mike Pressler

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Mike Pressler walked into the bottomfloor meeting room of the Murray Building and, as he had done hundreds of times over a sixteen-year career at Duke University, prepared to address his men's lacrosse team. Forty-six players sat in theater-style chairs, all eyes riveted forward. It was 4:35 P.M. on Wednesday, April 5, 2006. The program's darkest hour had arrived in an unexpected and explosive announcement. Pressler, a three-time ACC Coach of the Year, informed his team that its season was canceled and he had "resigned," effective immediately. While his words reverberated off the walls, hysteria erupted. Players cried, confused over a course of events that had spun wildly out of control.…    
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Threshold Editions
Publication date: 6/3/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Don Yaeger is the coauthor of The New York Times bestselling Under the Tarnished Dome and the critically acclaimed Pros and Cons: The Criminals Who Play in the NFL. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, son, and daughter.

Mike Presslerwas the head coach of the Duke Lacrosse team. Under his leadership the team won three Atlantic Coast Conference championships,ten NCAA tournament berths, and made an appearance in the 2005 Division I men's lacrosse championship game. He now coaches the lacrosse team at Bryant College in Rhode Island.

Author's Note
The Perfect Storm
Don't Worry, This Will Blow Over
Duke and Durham
Lacrosse at Duke
The Strippers
The Cops
I-I and Done
Blue Wall of Silence
Who Is Mike Nifong?
Press Hound
The President
Perfect Offenders, Perfect Victim
Agendas All Around
The Media
"It's Not About the Truth Anymore"
No Match
Politics of Race
All In
Crumbling Case
Summer Camp
General Election
"No Penetration"
"You Can't Make Me"
Cruelest of Ironies
Duke Lacrosse 2007
Moving On
A Timeline of Events
The Cast of Characters