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11 edition of Pete Maravich found in the catalog.

Pete Maravich

by Wayne Federman

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Tyndale House Publishers in Carol Stream, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maravich, Pete, -- 1947-1988,
  • Basketball players -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: Wilmington, Del. : Sport Classic Books, c2006.

    Statementby Wayne Federman and Marshall Terrill ; in collaboration with Jackie Maravich.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsTerrill, Marshall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV884.M3 F43 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23157095M
    ISBN 101589975359
    ISBN 109781589975354
    LC Control Number2008016579
    OCLC/WorldCa225846801

      Things changed dramatically and permanently, however, when Pete found Christ. At last he experienced peace and a purpose that extended beyond the basketball court. He became an avid student of the Bible and a tireless evangelist. Tragically, at Pete Maravich died. This is the first authorized : Focus Publishing. Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich. Author: Mark Kriegel. Genre: Sports / Basketball / NBA Language: English Summary: This book presents an account of the personal life and professional achievements of the troubled s basketball sta and goes from his relationship with his obsessive father and unbroken college scoring record to the personal demons that challenged his life and his evangelical.

    The uplifting and inspirational true story of NBA superstar Pistol Pete Maravich! See what life was like for this scrawny eighth grader whose stunning basketball skills earned him a spot on the high school teamand plenty of ridicule. Pete's 'showtime' style was not acceptable to his friends or teammates in but he persevered! (G.) minutes/5(16).   A Pistol Pete pictorial book reflecting the short but impactful life of Pete Maravich, the greatest scorer in the history of college basketball. An innovator, showman and crowd pleaser, Pete.

    I Remember Pete Maravich: Personal Recollections of Basketball's Pistol Pete by the People and Players Who Knew Him by Towle, Mike and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Pete Maravich was one of the most famous college basketball players of all time. Sure, Julius Erving, Walt Frazier and Rick Barry were of the same era. But nobody dazzled like Pistol Pete.


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He turned to alcohol to fill the void and lived a carefree life, he eventually spiraled out of This book stars out with a detailed account following the Maraviches from Yugoslavia to Press Maravich and to Pistol /5. I have always been a fan of Pete Maravich and was able to meet him and get his autograph in the summer of I had read a biography of Pete prior to readin Heir to a Dream.

Initially, I felt Pete's dad Press had been a real slave driver when it came to the basketball training he gave Pete/5(17). From Pistol, the Life of Pete Maravich by Mark Kreigel. This would have been a great start to this book, but it was page The beginning was a chore. If you want to read a hilarious and interesting book about 's professional basketball, check out Terry Pluto's Loose Balls.

Pistol Pete Maravich was cut from the ABA cloth of crazy Cited by: 4. Pistol Pete Maravitch was a wildly popular, extremely talented basketball player.

This short excerpt tells his story of success, but failure. He reached the heights of his sport, but was left unsatisfied in his personal life, until he finally found a saving faith in the Lord. This is a one-of-a-kind telling of Pete and Press Maravich's personal story.

At its core this book is about heroes who influence and encourage people to reach their potential. It is a behind the scenes look at the unique father and son relationship between Coach Maravich and Pistol Pete.

Pete Maravich was a. The book Pistol: The Life of Pete Maravich was not nearly as good as hoped it would be. Maybe its just that Petes life wasnt as interesting as I thought or the author didnt do a great job telling the story, but I wast a big fan of this book.

It starts out very slow talking about the story of Petes dad, Press/5. The book covers Pistol Pete’s life, including his early years, his spectacular playing days and his off-court attempts to find meaning in life, a quest that led to his accepting Christ in Jackie had a front-row seat to most of this after Maravich noticed her in Pistol is more than the biography of a ballplayer.

It's the stuff of classic novels: the story of a boy transformed by his father's dream -- and the cost of that dream. Even as Pete Maravich became Pistol Pete -- a basketball icon for baby boomers -- all the Maraviches paid a price.

Now acclaimed author Mark Kriegel has brilliantly captured the saga of an American family: its rise, its /5(4). Pete Maravich - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and : We met briefly when Pete Maravich and I were writing the book, HEIR TO A DREAM and I was blessed to visit his office in Southern California to discuss the possibility of Pete being a guest on Dr.

Dobson’s Focus on the Family radio show. Even as Pete Maravich became Pistol Pete—a basketball icon for baby boomers—all the Maraviches paid a price. Now acclaimed author Mark Kriegel has brilliantly captured the saga of an American family: its rise, its apparent ruin, and, finally, its redemption/5(23).

Over the pages in these books, despite tales of drinking, vegetarianism and interest in extraterrestrials, Pete Maravich the man remains something of a mystery. This little book is an autobiography (with some help) by one of college basketball's greatest players ever.

Pistol Pete Maravich helped to transform the game into today's fast-paced run-and-gun style, and beyond his playmaking abilities, he was an almost unparalleled shooter/5. Books category that contains items that includes Pistol Pete: Heir to a Dream Paperback Autobiography.

Includes the book individually or in discount sets. Norm Vener has been collecting Pete Maravich memorabilia for 15 years. His dog’s name was Pistol Pete and he’s written a children’s book titled “Floppy socks and Moppy Hair: The Legend of Author: Raechel Dawson.

Amazing about Pete, 44 points per game, career, for three straight years in an era with no 3-point line. Dale Brown, who coached at LSU after Press and Pete were there, Dale Brown went back and charted all the games with the running score, you know, Maravich free-throw, Maravich 22 foot jumper, Maravich.

MARAVICH has been able to give me NEW knowledge on Pete Maravich, something the 'other' book has failed to do. Pete Maravich is my idol and I understand that he had many personal battles through out his life, but I like my biographies on the positive side and MARAVICH, yet again unlike the 'other' book, has been bale to do that.3/5(8).But the family stepped into the spotlight in recent weeks, with the publication of "Maravich," the latest in a long line of books about "Pistol Pete" but the first written with Jackie Maravich McLachlan's cooperation and collaboration.

'Too much, too fast' Pistol Pete Maravich was one of the most influential players in basketball history.