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Earl the pearl : my story / Earl Monroe with Quincy Troupe.

Author/creator Monroe, Earl, 1944- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Emmaus, Pennsylvana : Rodale, [2013]
Copyright Notice ©2013
Descriptionxvii, 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Early life in South Philly -- Coming of age, junior high school, and my introduction to basketball: 1956 to 1959 -- High school years: 1959 to 1962 -- Becoming a star in South Philly: the turning point, summer 1962 -- A lost year: 1962 to 1963 -- Lessons from my first year at Winston-Salem: 1963 to 1964 -- Reuniting with my father: summer 1964 -- Reaching for stardom in my sophomore year: 1964 to 1965 -- Becoming "Black Jesus" in my junior year: 1965 to 1966 -- Becoming "Earl the Pearl" in my senior year and the Pan American Games debacle: 1966 to 1967 -- A paradign shift in pro basketball: my rookie year, 1967 to 1968 -- Pressing pedal to the metal, full speed ahead: 1968 to 1969 -- Reaching for the dream of an NBA championship: 1969-1970 -- The pain of getting close but no cigar: 1970 to 1971 -- Leaving Baltimore and going to play for the "enemy": 1971 to 1972 -- The death of my mother and the NBA holy grail: 1972 to 1973 -- My take on NBA basketball and the future of the game.
Local noteLittle-358512--305131063881$
General noteIncludes index.
LCCN 2013010501
ISBN9781609615611 (hardcover)
ISBN1609615611 (hardcover)

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