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Pinball: The Making of a Canadian Hero by Perry Lefko - Hardcover - from Discover Books (SKU: 3199313241)

Pinball: The Making of a Canadian Hero

Pinball: The Making of a Canadian Hero by Perry Lefko - Hardcover - from Discover Books (SKU: 3199313241)
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Pinball: The Making of a Canadian Hero

by Perry Lefko

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  • hardcover
Condition
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ISBN 10
0470836903
ISBN 13
9780470836903
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Wiley. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.

Synopsis

In 2004, Michael "Pinball" Clemons became the first black coach in the history of the CFL to hoist the Grey Cup in victory, the culmination of an experience that began when he came to Canada in 1989 as an unheralded American football player deemed too small to make it in the National Football League. Not only did Clemons make it big--literally and figuratively--in the Canadian Football League in a career that spanned 11½ seasons, but he cultivated a reputation as an enduring Canadian figure. In between dazzling people with his on-field exploits that resulted in winning the Most Valuable Player in the Canadian Football League in 1990, he became a Most Valuable Person off the field, too, giving generously of his time to charity and causes. His motivational speaking abilities at countless events have wowed his listeners. And throughout this period, Clemons began to realize that he wanted to make Canada his full-time home, embracing the country that, in turn, has embraced him. The book will focus on how it all came to be and how Mike Clemons' special qualities contributed to making him an enduring Canadian personality, well known beyond the city of Toronto where he became the most popular athlete. It will describe his tremendous natural leadership skills and important inspirational messages to Canadians.

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Seller's Inventory #
3199313241
Title
Pinball: The Making of a Canadian Hero
Author
Perry Lefko
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - GOOD
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0470836903
ISBN 13
9780470836903
Publisher
Wiley
Place of Publication
Toronto
This edition first published
August 11, 2006

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