❰Reading❯ ➷ Michael Jordan: The Life Author Roland Lazenby – Peakpopa.info

Michael Jordan: The Life The Definitive Biography Of A Legendary AthleteThe Shrug The Shot The Flu Game Michael Jordan Is Responsible For Sublime Moments So Ingrained In Sports History That They Have Their Own Names When Most People Think Of Him, They Think Of His Beautiful Shots With The Game On The Line, His Body Totally In Sync With The Ball Hitting Nothing But Net But For All His Greatness, This Scion Of A Complex Family From North Carolina S Coastal Plain Has A Darker Side He S A Ruthless Competitor And A Lover Of High Stakes There S Never Been A Biography That Encompassed The Dual Nature Of His Character And Looked So Deeply At Jordan On And Off The Court Until NowBasketball Journalist Roland Lazenby Spent Almost Thirty Years Covering Michael Jordan S Career In College And The Pros He Witnessed Jordan S Growth From A Skinny Rookie To The Instantly Recognizable Global Ambassador For Basketball Whose Business Savvy And Success Have Millions Of Kids Still Wanting To Be Just Like Mike Yet Lazenby Also Witnessed The Michael Jordan Whose Drive And Appetite Are Fearsome And Insatiable Than Any Of His Fans Could Begin To Know Michael Jordan The Life Explores Both Sides Of His Personality To Reveal The Fullest, Most Compelling Story Of The Man Who Is Michael JordanLazenby Draws On His Personal Relationships With Jordan S Coaches Countless Interviews With Jordan S Friends, Teammates, And Family Members And Interviews With Jordan Himself To Provide The First Truly Definitive Study Of Michael Jordan The Player, The Icon, And The Man

About the Author: Roland Lazenby

Roland Lazenby is an American sportswriter and educator.Lazenby has written than five dozen nonfiction books, mainly about basketball and American football He has also contributed articles to magazines and newspapers.Lazenby s book Bull Run was named Sports Book of the Year for 1997 by the Independent Publishers Association.Lazenby studied at Virginia Military Institute and Hollins Universi

10 thoughts on “Michael Jordan: The Life

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    Michael Jordan, The Life, by Roland Lazenby I listened to the audio book, which was excellent At first I thought the biography was hagiographic, highlighting the incredible drive, sacrifice and overcoming the odds for Mic

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    Avevo nemmeno tredici anni, ero alto un metruncazzeunbarattolo e giocavo playmaker nella squadretta del mio paese Avevo le Jordan ai piedi e mi mettevo il polsino sull avambraccio sinistro Un normale adolescente cretino, ero, pe

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    Fantastically written Lazenby s work was masterful Jordan is every bit as complex and fascinating as you d expect This bio is akin to Isaacson s bio of Steve Jobs in terms of scope and depth.

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    I didn t think I would read another book about Jordan after reading The Jordan Rules Sam Smith and Playing for Keeps Michael Jordan and the World He Made David Halberstam As Lazenby himself admits in the acknowledgments, there are so many boo

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    Absolutely thorough.Took longer than expected to read but it was an experience I stopped reading sometimes to watch rewatch games and plays I read about on youtube It s a good tome on Jordan Lazenby was fair and objective Learned so much about Jord

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    Michael Jordan The Life is easily one of the best books I ve ever read It starts all the way from Michael Jordan s great grandfather and talks all the way up through Michael Jordan s life and his basketball career As explained by Roland Lazenby, Michael Jo

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    A bit extended but as the story unfolds I couldn t stop reading, especially when I entered the period I was aware of It is a biography focused on everyone around MJ, sometimes leaving him aside which allows you to observe and understanding who he is was I recomme

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    DNF Too many references to the basketball world that flew right above my head.

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    I don t normally write reviews but this one I felt I needed to I m going to start by saying how informative it was and definitely reassured me of why Michael Jordan was the greatest of all time His work ethic is insane and with the talent he had was unstoppable Also cool how t

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