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His portrayal of life in 1962 is as captivating as the story of Wilt, the great sports icon.
In his third straight excellent book, Gary Pomerantz has woven a wonderful story about Wilt Chamberlain's amazing 100-point game in Hershey, Pa., in 1962.
I could not put the book down, and recommend it to sports fans and non-sports-fans alike...a great read.
Absorbing, detailed, and evocative of a fascinating man and era. This book brings Wilt back to life in an intimate, respectful manner. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Leslie Kaminoff
This story is more than a recounting of a tremendous athlete's statistics/records. It is a story about the man and his determination to be on top. Read morePublished 14 months ago by John Wider
Great insight into one of the greatest yet most underappreciated nights in all of sports history! Wilt 1962 is a MUST read for serious basketball fans!Published on January 17, 2013 by Joshua Url
I can remember seeing a brief article on this game in 1962 in the Orlando Sentinel. Mr. Pomerantz has filled in the memories so brilliantly, with each quarter of the game mirrored... Read morePublished on October 18, 2012 by Jim
I was a bit skeptical that a whole book could be written about one game, but this book is so much more than that. Read morePublished on April 13, 2012 by jignrig
I just recently came across this fascinating book after hearing the author interviewed by Bob Costas on "Costas on the Radio. Read morePublished on May 2, 2011 by A. Nye
This is an interesting take on Chamberlain's impact on professional basketball and, through it, on wider society. Read morePublished on February 21, 2011 by J. Hundley
In 1962, Wilt Chamberlain, the 7-foot-1 superstar, was in his third year in the NBA. It was a time when the game "straddled two NBA eras with isolated images of the game's past... Read morePublished on December 28, 2008 by Barry Sparks