"One of our most prolific sportswriters examines race and racism in sports... A sobering, carefully written assessment of ongoing inequalities dotted with small victories." — Kirkus Reviews

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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JOHN FEINSTEIN is the author of 45 books to date, over twenty of which have been New York Times Best Sellers.

 

His first book, A Season On The Brink, covered Coach Bob Knight's 1985-86 season with the Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team, and reached No. 1 on the NYT Best Seller List.

 

From 1993 to 1994 John followed pro golfers such as Tom Watson and Greg Norman on the PGA Tour, detailing the pressures of competing at the top in his second No. 1 NYT Best Seller, A Good Walk Spoiled.

Fifteen of his books have been teen mysteries; the first of which, Last Shot, won the Edgar Allan Poe Award and reached No.3 on the NYT Best Seller List.


In addition to his books, John has also contributed to The Washington Post, Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest, Golf Channel, Sirius XM, CBS Sports Radio, Comcast SportsNet, UMBC Basketball, and The Navy Football Radio Network.

 

He has been inducted into The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame, The National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Hall of Fame, The U.S. Basketball Writer's Hall of Fame, The Greater Washington Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, and the The Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame.

He has also helped to raise more than $5 Million USD for ALS research through The Bruce Edwards Foundation, which he co-founded with Tom Watson after writing Caddy For Life.

 

He is, also, an Admiral of the Chesapeake Bay.

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