Jordan by Mitchell Krugel
The Man, His Words, His Life

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One-on-one interviews with and personal stories from the athlete himself enhance this in-depth account of Michael Jordan's life and career. $50,000 ad/promo.
 

About Mitchell Krugel

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Mitchell Krugel has been a sports writer, sports columnist and sports editor for the past twenty years. He has been writing about Michael Jordan since 1986 when he authored a mass-market biography on the then-rising star. He worked at "The Times" of Munster, Indiana from 1991-94 when he covered the Chicago Bulls beat in addition to serving as sports editor. Following turns at the "Fort Worth Star-Telegram" and "San Antonio Express-News," he became an Assistant Managing Editor for "The Record" in Bergen County, New Jersey. Since 1991, his sports sections have been honored among the ten best in the nation by Associated Press Sports Editors seven times. He lives in Oakland, New Jersey with his wife Mary and their four-year-old daughter Brittany.
 
Published December 1, 1994 by St Martins Pr. 277 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Yet another book about the ``retired'' basketball superstar, this one with passages written as if by Jordan, from ``Michael's perspective,'' though not in his ``exact words.'' Krugel, a sportswriter for the Hammond (Ill.) Times, covered Jordan and the Chicago Bulls for seven years and claim...

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Enormously gifted and furiously competitive basketball star Michael Jordan, who retired in 1993, may well have been the best player ever to step onto the court. But his excellence was not unalloyed, c

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Enormously gifted and furiously competitive basketball star Michael Jordan, who retired in 1993, may well have been the best player ever to step onto the court.

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As the author of two previous books on basketball legend Jordan, sportswriter Krugel (Michael Jordan: A Biography) has shown himself to be perhaps the most knowledgeable current observer of the life and times of the basketball great.

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The book is part detailed chronicle of Jordan's decision to re-enter the NBA and his first season in that still-unfamiliar blue uniform, and part psychoanalysis of a sports superstar.

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