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Paterno: By the Book
by Joe Paterno
This country's best-known, most winning, and controversial football coach speaks out on excellence and how to achieve it--in sports, management, education, and life. 16-page b&w photo insert.
Hardcover, 287 pages
Published September 9th 1989 by Random House
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I don't agree a lot with Paterno's spiritual outlook on life. This is, however, one of the best semi-autobiographies I've read. The Penn State football coach of over 45 years outlines his success, the success of his student athletes, and the culture of college football. He transcends most sports-themed biographies by giving a lot of practical advice on how to live a leader's life and why we should all help each other.