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Title:
A hand to guide me
ISBN:
9780696230493
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, Iowa : Meredith Books, c2006.
Physical Description:
272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
So that we might follow / Denzel Washington -- What we called second base / Hank Aaron -- Fighting for something greater / Muhammad Ali -- Revelations / Debbie Allen -- "You can do this" / Walter Anderson -- Personal service / John Antioco -- Somebody's always watching / Eddie Armstrong -- Getting better, each time out / Notah Begay III -- Passing it on / Yogi Berra -- Happy town / Chick Big Crow -- A career decision / George Bodenheimer -- By example / David Boies -- The aura of a queen / Jimmy Carter -- Always there / Swin Cash -- The Red Bridge Club / Wesley Clark -- Paying attention / Bill Clinton -- The second fastest runner in Orlando / Johnny Damon -- That constant voice / Dominique Dawes -- Setting goals / Socrates De La Cruz -- Second banana / Jamie Farr -- Finding Fish / Antwone Fisher -- The fundamental things / Danny Glover -- A kick in the stomach / Whoopi Goldberg -- The giant within / Tony Gonzalez -- Escape the norm / Omar Gooding -- Baby, run on / Glenda Hatchett -- My skips / Chamique Holdsclaw -- The middle path / Phil Jackson -- Sweat and spirit / Donna Richardson Joyner -- A kind of grace / Jackie Joyner-Kersee -- A clear-sighted awareness / John Kasich -- More flies with honey / Patrick J. Kelly -- Patience and perseverance / Anna Kournikova -- A hardship and a blessing / Kelly Zimmerman Lane -- The wind beneath my wings / Tara Lipinski -- Mental toughness / Mario Lopez -- Sister Eleanor / Edward A. "Monk" Malloy -- Just play / Willie McGinest -- Small town / John Mellencamp -- Roll or fold / Daryl "Chill" Mitchell -- The complete person / Joe Morgan -- The perfect seam / Toni Morrison -- Awake and sing / Leonard Nimoy -- Sweepin' the clouds away / Holly Robinson Peete -- Fortunate son / Bill Perocchi -- One hundred percent / Matthew F. Pottinger -- It takes a tribe / Colin L. Powell -- Manna from heaven / Bonnie Raitt -- The next time / Ahmad Rashad -- The only way I know / Cal Ripken, Jr. -- Taking grounders / Alex Rodriguez -- Long may you run / Joan Benoit Samuelson -- The right decision / Ron Sargent -- Prescriptions for success / John Schuerholz -- Effort is everything / Bud Selig -- See it now / Bernard Shaw -- Oh man, I've become my father / John Singleton -- First responders / Dennis Smith -- Each one, teach one / Stan Smith -- Don't be ordinary / Roxanne Spillett -- Pride of a Yankee / George M. Steinbrenner III -- In spirit / Gloria Steinem -- God's gift / Ruben Studdard -- Speaking into our lives / Courtney B. Vance -- The best I could with what I had / Michael Vick -- In a heartbeat / Manny Villafana -- "I believe in you" / Antonio R. Villaraigosa -- The most important day / Dick Vitale -- Head and heart / Kerry Washington -- One clear call for me / David Wolper -- The game of work / Martin Wong -- Into a great tomorrow / The bottom of things / David Woodward -- Beyond the rim / James Worthy -- The path to purpose : closing thoughts / Denzel Washington.
Abstract:
Highlighting the importance of everyday mentorship, a Hollywood star shares his personal story of mentoring and mentors who shaped his life, and introduces the life-changing stories of more than seventy of America's leading personalities.

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