Last of a Breed

Last of a Breed

by Billy Reed

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781948901000
Publisher: Acclaim Press
Publication date: 11/19/2018
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 818,929
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

William F. “Billy” Reed, from Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, is a national award-winning newspaper and magazine journalist, radio talk show host, public speaker, investigative reporter, communications specialist, and author of 18 books.

He has worked in the media industry for nearly 60 years, including stints as a writer, editor and columnist for Sports Illustrated, Louisville Courier-Journal, Lexington Herald-Leader, and the Louisville Catholic Sports Network. He is also known as a radio host, television contributor, and freelance writer, and spent several years as a communications executive for the state of Kentucky.

Billy is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame, U.S. Basketball Writers Hall of Fame, and has earned dozens of other honors and awards for his career in sports journalism.

What People are Saying About This

University of Kentucky Football Team, former NFL tight end, Kentucky Sec. of Education & Workforce Development - Derrick Ramsey

“Of all the stories in Bill’s book, the ones I like most are those that show how much he bought into Dr. King’s vision that all people deserve to be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

From the Publisher

“Only a rare group of writers have the ability to construct words in such a way that you feel you were actually at the event live, and in person. Billy Reed has that talent.”
— Kenny Davis, Captain, member of the U.S. National Basketball Team, 1972 Olympics, and All-American at Georgetown College

“Of all the stories in Bill’s book, the ones I like most are those that show how much he bought into Dr. King’s vision that all people deserve to be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
— Derrick Ramsey, member of the University of Kentucky Football Team (1975-1977), former NFL tight end, and Kentucky Secretary of Education and Workforce Development

“No one has his pulse on Kentuckiana sports, its history and how it fits in the national landscape like Billy Reed. We are blessed that Reed also is a wordsmith who enables us to share and delight in this unique vantage point.”
—Jennie Rees, Award-winning Turf Writer

Captain, member of the U.S. National Basketball Team, 1972 Olympics, and All-American at Georgetown College - Kenny Davis

“Only a rare group of writers have the ability to construct words in such a way that you feel you were actually at the event live, and in person. Billy Reed has that talent.”

Award-winning Turf Writer - Jennie Rees

“No one has his pulse on Kentuckiana sports, its history and how it fits in the national landscape like Billy Reed. We are blessed that Reed also is a wordsmith who enables us to share and delight in this unique vantage point.”

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