This book is another fascinating discussion written by a great writer.
There's a great climax here, too, as we follow Bradley's career to his final game, in many ways the perfect ending to a stellar college career.
I recommend this book to anyone interested in sports, or to anyone longing to read a good book.
For fans of John McPhee, this is the author as he began. He obviously held Bradley in high regard. If I were an English teacher, I would have my students do a "compare and... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Roger M. Mills MD
I didn't love the writing style, but really enjoyed learning about Bill Bradley. Even as a fan of basketball, I really didn't know anything about him as he was from an era long... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Matthew Ramberg
McPhee has an interesting insight into things we seem to take for granted. Interesting.Published 2 months ago by Schmoo
Buy it, read it, give it as a gift, along with everything else McPhee has ever written! Utterly absorbing. McPhee can make rocks interesting ... Read morePublished 6 months ago by CB
McPhee holds the readers attention as he weaves Bill Bradley's story of how discipline and hard work pay off on the court and in life. Once opened, this book is hard to put down.Published 8 months ago by Peyser
McPhee's work is always precisely written. In this book, we read a story by the author as a young man, and he was good at this when he first started. Read morePublished 9 months ago by paul f stone
This book answers two questions and asks one: 1) how does one play basketball? 2) How does one write about a sport? 3) Why isn't Bill Bradley president? Read morePublished 10 months ago by albert a logan
My Dad recommended this book to me. I'm glad I took his advice. I thoroughly loved McPhee's "A Sense of Where You Are. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Chris