Bird Watching by Larry Bird audiobook

Bird Watching: On Playing and Coaching the Game I Love

By Larry Bird , with Jackie MacMullan
Read by Tom Stechschulte

Recorded Books, Inc.
9.42 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781664450394

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Even if you thought you knew everything about basketball legend Larry Bird, this book is full of surprises. Bird speaks with amazing candor, offering a personal and honest look at his career with the Celtics, his experience with the '92 Olympics Dream Team, and his transition from superstar player to respected coach. Bird offers striking revelations about his health problems and how they shaped the man and his game. He shows how the things he learned as a player formed his thinking as a coach. He also shares his insight into the Pacer's disastrous 1999 playoff loss. Fans will be thrilled with the game talk, intimate anecdotes, and reminiscences with which Bird colors his stirring story. Overall, this is a compelling self-portrait of an uncomplicated man of humble beginnings who has achieved a great deal through hard work and integrity. Narrator Tom Stechschulte lends a strong, rich voice to Bird's revealing memoir. His perfectly paced delivery enhances the sense of play-by-play action and the feeling that the Bird Man himself is telling you his personal story.

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Summary

Even if you thought you knew everything about basketball legend Larry Bird, this book is full of surprises. Bird speaks with amazing candor, offering a personal and honest look at his career with the Celtics, his experience with the '92 Olympics Dream Team, and his transition from superstar player to respected coach. Bird offers striking revelations about his health problems and how they shaped the man and his game. He shows how the things he learned as a player formed his thinking as a coach. He also shares his insight into the Pacer's disastrous 1999 playoff loss. Fans will be thrilled with the game talk, intimate anecdotes, and reminiscences with which Bird colors his stirring story. Overall, this is a compelling self-portrait of an uncomplicated man of humble beginnings who has achieved a great deal through hard work and integrity. Narrator Tom Stechschulte lends a strong, rich voice to Bird's revealing memoir. His perfectly paced delivery enhances the sense of play-by-play action and the feeling that the Bird Man himself is telling you his personal story.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“[Larry Bird] is certainly a rare bird. He’s not afraid to ruffle feathers. And he’s not afraid to tell his truth.” Amazon.com, editorial review
“An endearingly honest self-portrait of a humble man who has made the most of his opportunities.” Publishers Weekly
“Of all the superlatives continually heaped upon Larry…none is more significant or revelatory than the declaration that Bird was the best because he elevated the game of his teammates.” Library Journal
“Bird is an uncomplicated man who has attained a great deal through hard work, dedication, and loyalty. And when Bird talks basketball, people listen.” Booklist
“Courtside seats to one of the game’s greatest, most driven and pained figures.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Larry Bird

Author Bio: Larry Bird

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Author Bio: Jackie MacMullan

Author Bio: Jackie MacMullan

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 9.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English