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Coach of the Century: An Autobiography

Wood, Gordon; Carver, John

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ISBN 10: 0966357922 / ISBN 13: 9780966357929
Published by Hard Times Cattle Company Publishing, Plano TX, 2002
Used Condition: Very Good Plus Hardcover
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Not ex-library copy. Second Printing - March 2002. Spine edges lightly bumped on book and jacket, upper pages edges have some light soiling from dust. 462 pages - text is tight and clean. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 015990

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Title: Coach of the Century: An Autobiography

Publisher: Hard Times Cattle Company Publishing, Plano TX

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good Plus

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Plus

Edition: Second Printing.

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An autobiography by legendary Brownwood coach Gordon Wood. An inspirational tale about a dirt poor farm boy who never played a down of football in high school and how he became the winningest football coach of all time. Coach Wood's first head coaching job was at Rule High School in 1940. His coaching journey included stops at Roscoe, Seminole, Winters, Stamford and Victoria before he landed at Brownwood High in 1960. Gordon Wood's coaching record includes nine state football championships and three hundred and ninety-six victories. This is the life story of the winningest football coach in history - an exhilarating read, full of humor, love and perseverance. When you read Coach Wood's autobiography, you'd better get ready for some football! Suitable for readers of all ages.

About the Author:

John Carver is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and a Licensed Professional Engineer. His first novel, "Winning", is used for freshman reading courses at Tarleton State University. John's second novel, "Hardball Fever", is endorsed by a dozen well-known college baseball coaches, including Texas A&M coach Mark Johnson, and University of Texas coach Augie Garrigo.

John lives in McKinney, Texas. He is presently working on his fourth book.

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