The Resource Belichick : the making of the greatest football coach of all time, Ian O'Connor

Belichick : the making of the greatest football coach of all time, Ian O'Connor

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Belichick : the making of the greatest football coach of all time
Title
Belichick
Title remainder
the making of the greatest football coach of all time
Statement of responsibility
Ian O'Connor
Title variation
Belichick
Title variation remainder
the making of the greatest football coach of all time
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bill Belichick is perhaps the most fascinating figure in the NFL-the infamously dour face of one of the winningest franchises in sports. As head coach of the New England Patriots, he's led the team to five Super Bowl championship trophies. In this revelatory and robust biography, readers will come to understand and see Belichick's full life in football, from watching college games as a kid with his father, a Naval Academy scout, to orchestrating two Super Bowl-winning game plans as defensive coordinator for the Giants, to his dramatic leap to New England, where he has made history. Those who follow and love pro football know Bill Belichick only as the hooded genius of the Patriots. But there is so much more-from the hidden tensions and deep layers to his relationship with Tom Brady to his sometimes frosty dealings with owner Robert Kraft to his ability to earn the unmitigated respect of his players-if not their affection. This is a man who has many facets and, ultimately, has created a notorious football dynasty. Based on exhaustive research and countless interviews, this book circles around Belichick to tell his full story for the first time, and presents an incisive portrait of a mastermind at work
Summary
A biography of the NFL's most enigmatic, controversial, and yet successful coach follows his life in football, from watching Naval Academy games with his father to his success as head coach of the New England Patriots
Biography type
individual biography
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10692301
Cataloging source
DLC
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O'Connor, Ian
Dewey number
796.332092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Belichick, Bill
  • New England Patriots (Football team)
  • Kansas City Chiefs (Football team)
  • Atlanta Falcons (Football team)
  • Football coaches
Target audience
adult
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the making of the greatest football coach of all time
Label
Belichick : the making of the greatest football coach of all time, Ian O'Connor
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 492 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544785748
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Belichick : the making of the greatest football coach of all time, Ian O'Connor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 492 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544785748
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print

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