Rise of a Dynasty : The '57 Celtics, the First Banner, and the Dawning of a New America (Hardcover) - Reynolds, Bill

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How the seventh game of the 1957 NBA championship influenced a team, a city, and the country-from the author of "''78."
On a fateful day in 1957, the country saw the Boston Celtics and the St. Louis Hawks face off in one of the most dramatic NBA games in history. But the score at the final buzzer told only part of the story. Celtics rookie Bill Russell, traded by the Hawks because of his race, emerged as a new sports hero. Boston''s coach Red Auerbach went on to become the ultimate winner and builder of championship teams. And the city of Boston and its beloved Celtics had their first NBA championship- and the makings of a dynasty...

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Publisher New American Library
Mfg Part# 9780451231352
SKU 214702580
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 045123135X
Release Date 11/2/2010
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Editors Note How the seventh game of the 1957 NBA championship influenced a team, a city, and the country-from the author of '78. || On a fateful day in 1957, the country saw the Boston Celtics and the St. Louis Hawks face off in one of the most dramatic NBA games in history. But the score at the final buzzer told only part of the story. Celtics rookie Bill Russell, traded by the Hawks because of his race, emerged as a new sports hero. Boston's coach Red Auerbach went on to become the ultimate winner and builder of championship teams. And the city of Boston and its beloved Celtics had their first NBA championship- and the makings of a dynasty...
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