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IT'S HOW YOU PLAY THE GAME and THE GAMES DO COUNT The Powerful Sports Moments That Taught Lasting Values to America's Finest

by | Read by Brian Kilmeade

Contemporary Culture • 6 hrs. • Abridged • © 2007

These two books focus on life lessons drawn from the experiences of prominent sports stars, such as football player Terry Bradshaw and wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and other public figures, such as Condoleezza Rice and John Kerry. The various celebrities make their moral points well. But, in most cases, the author narrates the first-person parts of their stories in the same voice he uses for third-person portions of the book. This makes it difficult for listeners to distinguish between the author's words and those of the celebrity. In addition, Kilmeade reads nearly all the entries in the hyperactively enthusiastic style of many sports broadcasters. Using multiple narrators would have enhanced this book greatly and rendered its points more effectively. R.C.G. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 07/ JAN 08]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2007

CD ISBN 9780061256677 $29.95 • Five CDs

DD ISBN 9780061450839 $19.95

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