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Wilt, 1962

The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era

by Gary M. Pomerantz

  • 309 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • United States,
  • Chamberlain, Wilt,,
  • Basketball,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Sports - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Sports - Basketball,
  • History,
  • Basketball - Professional,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Sports,
  • Basketball - General,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • 1936-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8363409M
    ISBN 101400051614
    ISBN 109781400051618

    His extraordinary feats in the season were later subject of the book Wilt, by Gary M. Pomerantz (), who used Chamberlain as a metaphor for the uprising of Black America. In addition to Chamberlain's regular-season accomplishments, he scored 42 points in the NBA All-Star Game ; a record that stood until broken by Anthony Davis Born: Aug , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.   “Gary Pomerantz’s Wilt, is beautifully written, well reported, and compelling. But what’s so special about this book, what causes it to linger, is the atmosphere that Pomerantz has captured through his words, so bittersweet and haunting. You love Wilt Chamberlain/5(23).

      On the night of March 2, , in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as the Big Dipper, scored one hundred points in a game against the New York Knickerbockers. As historic and revolutionary as the achievement was, it remains shrouded in myth. The game was not televised; no .   “Gary Pomerantz’s Wilt, is beautifully written, well reported, and compelling. But what’s so special about this book, what causes it to linger, is the atmosphere that Pomerantz has captured through his words, so bittersweet and haunting. You love Wilt s:

      Listen to Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era audiobook by Gary M. Pomerantz. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!   "Gary Pomerantz's Wilt, is beautifully written, well reported, and compelling. But what's so special about this book, what causes it to linger, is the atmosphere that Pomerantz has captured through his words, so bittersweet and haunting/5().


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Wilt, 1962 by Gary M. Pomerantz Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Wilt, he puts us courtside for one of the greatest unexamined moments in sports history, the night Wilt scored one hundred points. In a sweet return to his sportswriting roots, Pomerantz gives us Wilt in his realm, his rise to prominence and dominance, set against the backdrop of the NBA’s coming of by: 2.

Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era. On the night of March 2,in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as The Big Dipper, scored.

To some degree Wilt, is a biography of Wilt Chamberlain that centers on his famous point game. Pomerantz also provides interesting details about the infancy and adolescence of professional basketball, race relations in the s and 60s, the town of Hershey Pennsylvania (site of the Big Wilt, and Wilt's teammates and competitors/5.

Wilt Chamberlain. Pronunciation: \CHAIM-bur-lin\ Wilton Norman Chamberlain (Wilt the Stilt, The Big Dipper, Dippy, Dip, The Load, Big Musty, The Record Book) Position: Center Shoots: Right 1962 book, lb (cm, kg) Born: Aug in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania us.

Born:   At the heart of the Wilt is the self-made Chamberlain, a romantic cosmopolitan who owned a nightclub in Harlem and shrugged off segregation with a bebop cool but harbored every slight deep in his psyche. March 2,presented the awesome sight of Wilt Chamberlain imposing himself on a world that would diminish him/5(5).

Praise “Gary Pomerantz’s Wilt, is beautifully written, well reported, and compelling. But 1962 book so special about this book, what causes it to linger, is the atmosphere that Pomerantz has captured through his words, so bittersweet and haunting.

Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era - Kindle edition by Pomerantz, Gary M. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a /5(43).

WILT, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era. By Gary M. Pomerantz. Illustrated. Crown Publishers. $ At the heart of the book is the self-made Chamberlain, a romantic cosmopolitan who owned a nightclub in Harlem and shrugged off segregation with a bebop cool but harbored every slight deep in his psyche.

March 2,presented the awesome sight of Wilt Chamberlain imposing. Wilt, is not only the dramatic story of a singular basketball game but a meditation on small towns, midcentury America, and one of the most intriguing figures in the pantheon of sports heroes.

BONUS: This audio contains the original fourth quarter radio broadcast of Wilt's record-shattering point game. NPR coverage of Wilt, The Night Of Points And The Dawn Of A New Era by Gary M.

Pomerantz. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Buy a cheap copy of Wilt, The Night of Points and book by Gary M. Pomerantz. On the night of March 2,in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated Free shipping over $/5(5).

Wilt, - Wilt, audiobook, by Gary M. Pomerantz On the night of March 2,in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as the Big Dipper, scored one hundred points in a game against the New York historic and revolutionary as the 3/5.

In his new book Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era, author Gary M. Pomerantz explores the legacy of a star whose. “A sports book worth talking about, and a moving portrait of a great athlete and his era.” -Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "A book that turns the box score into a tapestry of sweaty faces, squeaking sneakers and roaring emotions From one man, one game and points, Pomerantz expands his.

wilt, THE NIGHT OF POINTS AND THE DAWN OF A NEW ERA by Gary M. Pomerantz ‧ RELEASE DATE: May 1, Wilt scored of his team's points in the game. The Dipper's basketball exploits played against the backdrop of the larger drama of race in America.

The Freedom Rides rolled across the. Chamberlain, too, would create himself, would refuse to be defined by size or color or his sport. Inthe Dipper drove a white Cadillac convertible, but only until he could take delivery of a. Wilt, is not only the dramatic story of a singular basketball game but a meditation on small towns, midcentury America, and one of the most intriguing figures in the pantheon of sports heroes.

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Pomerantz available from Rakuten Kobo. On the night of March 2,in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlai Brand: Crown. Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era Gary M. Pomerantz, Author Crown Publishers $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.Wilt, The Night of Points and the Dawn of a New Era.

Home; Wilt, Everything Wilt accomplished sounds like it belongs in either the Guinness Book of World Records or Ripley’s Believe It or Not books: From his off the court lifestyle (20, women?!) to his accomplishments in track & volleyball (reportedly ran the yard dash in secs, 40 in and is in the Volleyball hall of fame) and of course on.