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Hang Time: Days And Dreams With Michael Jordan

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Bob Greene shows us a side of Michael Jordan that doesn't make the sports page...the inside.

Journalist and bestselling author Bob Greene stepped into Michael Jordan's world just as Jordan was reaching the apex of his talent and his fame. With Greene, Jordan let down his guard.

In an extraordinary book that transcends sports biography, Greene takes the reader along with Jord
Paperback, 391 pages
Published December 15th 1993 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published October 4th 1992)
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Thomas D.
When a writer first puts his pen to paper, there are a number of things that are being sought. More than anything else, a writer wrestles with how to take something as complex as reality and reduce it into little, black, written letters printed on paper. The writer wants to do this in such a way that the reader, when it is taken in, will use mental powers of the imagination, filter it, and then represent it within so that the original reality comes back alive. In this book, Bob Greene has done j ...more
Christopher Galindo
This will blow the minds of basketball fans and also michael Jordan fans too. when i read this book i never knew what type of person Michael Jordan will be outside this count. This book will give a good experience of what Michael Jordan does before a game or after. Bob Greene is a good person because Michael jordan does not talk to no one about his personal life but to Bob he does. In this book i think that Michael Jordan is a sprightly person he is full of energy in every game. Also between int ...more
Joe Reto
Jordan's dominance during the 'Jordan Era' is examplary. Like all of us MJ made mistakes too and he took reponsibility for the mistakes. Jordan and I are associates from UNC in the early 80s. Bottom line is: MJ is better than most people have heard. Jordan has been very good to me in a number of ways that are too long to mention here. About the book: READ IT! It gives a perspective of Jordan's life written by Bob Greene who is not a sports writer. Very unique perspective indeed!
Juan Sanchez
One of the best books about the one and only.... MJ.
Graham Caywood
What an incredible story. I've seen and read most ever book and movie that tells the story of Michael Jordan and the Bulls from the outside, but this was the true insight of Michael Jordan from the inside. Who he was, what he thought, how he felt, before/as he was becoming the jaded person he inevitably became. It tells a great story about how he felt about his parents, and why he truly decided to pursue baseball. I'm so happy I got to read it.
A very enjoyable sports biography. Bob Greene lets you see the human side of a man who is maybe one of the greatest sports figures of the twentieth century. If your looking for a book about sports only, you may be disappointed. If you are a Jordan fan and want to get to know who he really is, this book is a must read. Reads very well and will prompt you to find other books written by Greene. (originally posted on
Gina Herald
Jordan's early years in the NBA. Greene got to see the real Michael Jordan and the story is one of friends. It was a great perspective.
This was a great book and very fun do read. I would highly say u should read tis book.
We lived in Chicago during the Jordan era. No choice but to read this... enjoyed it
oddly enough - one of the books that probably shaped me a lot as a person...
Loved this book. Can't remember why as I read it over 10 yrs ago...
Loved this when I read it back in the day. ;)
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