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The Best There Ever Was

John Ed Bradley

ISBN 10: 0871133849 / ISBN 13: 9780871133847
Verlag: The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1990
Gebraucht Zustand: Very Good Hardcover
Verkäufer Humpus Bumpus Books (Cumming, GA, USA)

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INSCRIBED by AUTHOR. It reads: To Ken Hubner/ The best teacher there ever was/ with kindest regards/ John Ed Bradley/ 10/15/90/ Opelousas, La. Ken Hubner was an English teacher at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York for over 20 years. Book is in Very Good condition with brown boards and gilt lettering. Front board has slight bowing and minor fading to head/tail of spine. Light bumping to board corners and head/tail of spine. Dustjacket is in Very Good condition with small scratch on front cover. Tail of dj spine has slight bumping. Slight yellowing to flaps. Dj is wrapped in clear plastic. 336 pgs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 000126

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Titel: The Best There Ever Was

Verlag: The Atlantic Monthly Press

Erscheinungsdatum: 1990

Einband: Hard Cover

Zustand:Very Good

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good

Signiert: Signed by Author

Auflage: First Edition.

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The story is set in a Southern city where football is the only game and Harold Gravely, the football coach, is dying but refuses to leave his job. This is the second novel by the author of "Tupelo Nights".

From Publishers Weekly:

Boozing, ornery Harold Gravely was the best college football coach of his generation, but now, in his final season, he's a dinosaur, reveling in his past glory while losing every game. Fans and alumni clamor for his resignation. Diagnosed with lung cancer, Gravely, who's having an affair with his secretary, turns this death sentence to his tactical advantage. Yet he musters only fitful support from his wife, Rena, who's torn between love and anger, frustrated in their childless marriage and burdened with guilt over her unacknowledged role in a 30-year-old murder case involving Harold's former star player. Bradley, whose Tupelo Nights was well reviewed, stumbles with this maudlin tale whose larger-than-life hero would fit better in a made-for-TV movie. Two surprise twists (one of them improbable) jerk the story out of sentimentality, but they come too late. The resilient prose captures the football mystique, the locker-room banter, the bluster of an old fighter.
Copyright 1990 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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