Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life

Coach: Lessons on the Game of Life

by Michael Lewis

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Overview

"[Lewis] has such a gift for storytelling." —New York Times

There was a turning point in Michael Lewis's life, in a baseball game when he was fourteen years old. The irascible and often terrifying Coach Fitz put the ball in his hand with the game on the line and managed to convey such confident trust in Lewis's ability that the boy had no choice but to live up to it. "I didn't have words for it then, but I do now: I am about to show the world, and myself, what I can do."

The coach's message was not simply about winning, but about self-respect, sacrifice, courage, and endurance. In some ways, and even now, years later, Lewis still finds himself trying to measure up to what Coach Fitz expected of him.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393331134
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 04/28/2008
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 93
Sales rank: 182,732
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Michael Lewis is the best-selling author of Liar’s Poker, Moneyball, The Blind Side, The Big Short, The Undoing Project, and The Fifth Risk. He lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and three children.

Date of Birth:

October 15, 1960

Place of Birth:

New Orleans, LA

Education:

Princeton University, B.A. in Art History, 1982; London School of Economics, 1985

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