Pistol is more than the biography of a ballplayer. It's the stuff of classic novels: the story of a boy transformed by his father's dream—and the cost of that dream. Even as Pete Maravich became Pistol Pete—a basketball icon for baby boomers—all the Maraviches paid a price. Now acclaimed author Mark Kriegel has brilliantly captured the saga of an American family: its rise, its apparent ruin, and, finally, its redemption.Almost four decades have p...
By Mark Kriegel
Paperback: 393 pages
Publisher: Free Press; Reprint edition (February 5, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 193527
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
Press is Pistol's dad, and he received more pages in Mr. Kreigel's biography of Pistol then Pistol's professional career and the players, coaches, staff and execs he played with. Mark Kriegel is the author of one of my favorite sports biographies, N