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R.A DICKEY SIGNED BOOK & BASEBALL Wherever I Wind Up & NEW YORK METS
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R-A-DICKEY-SIGNED-BOOK-BASEBALL-Wherever-I-Wind-Up-NEW-YORK-METS
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Item specifics

Condition:
Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. See the seller’s ... Read moreabout the condition
Title:

Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest for Truth, Authenticity and the Perfect Knuckleball

Publication Year:

2012

Subject:

SPORTS & RECREATION, RELIGION, BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Language:

English

Topic:

Inspirational, Sports, Baseball / General

ISBN-10:

0399158154

Author:

R. A. Dickey, Wayne Coffey

ISBN-13:

9780399158155

Format:

Hardcover

Special Attributes:

1st Edition, Signed

Publisher:

Blue Rider Pr

ISBN:

9780399158155

Detailed item info

Product Identifiers
ISBN-100399158154
ISBN-139780399158155

Key Details
Publication Date2012-03-29
LanguageEnglish
PublisherBlue Rider Pr

Publisher's Note

The Glass Castle meets Ball Four as Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey weaves searing honesty and baseball insight in this memoir about his unlikely journey to the big leagues.

An English Lit major at the University of Tennessee, Dickey is as articulate and thoughtful as any professional athlete in any sport-and proves it page after page, as he provides fresh and honest insight into baseball and a career unlike any other. Fourteen years ago, Dickey was a heralded No. 1 draft choice of the Texas Rangers, only to have an $810,000 signing bonus, and his lifelong dream, ripped away by an X- ray-and the discovery that he did not have an ulna collateral ligament in his right elbow. Five years ago, he gave up a record six home runs in three innings to the Detroit Tigers-and was effectively consigned to the baseball scrap heap.

Sustained by his profound Christian faith, the love of his wife and children, and a relentless quest for self-awareness and authenticity, the immensely likable Dickey details his transformation from a reckless, risk-taking loner to a grounded, life- affirming big leaguer. He emerged as one of the premier pitchers in the National League in 2010-and the knuckleballing embodiment of the wonders that perseverance and human wisdom can produce. Dickey views his story as one of redemption. Readers will come to see it as something more-a uniquely American story of beating back demons, listening to your heart, and overcoming extraordinary odds.

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The Glass Castle meets Ball Four as Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey weaves searing honesty and baseball insight in this memoir about his unlikely journey to the big leagues.

An English Lit major at the University of Tennessee, Dickey is as articulate and thoughtful as any professional athlete in any sport-and proves it page after page, as he provides fresh and honest insight into baseball and a career unlike any other. Fourteen years ago, Dickey was a heralded No. 1 draft choice of the Texas Rangers, only to have an $810,000 signing bonus, and his lifelong dream, ripped away by an X- ray-and the discovery that he did not have an ulna collateral ligament in his right elbow. Five years ago, he gave up a record six home runs in three innings to the Detroit Tigers-and was effectively consigned to the baseball scrap heap.

Sustained by his profound Christian faith, the love of his wife and children, and a relentless quest for self-awareness and authenticity, the immensely likable Dickey details his transformation from a wreckless, risk-taking loner to a grounded, life- affirming big leaguer. He emerged as one of the premier pitchers in the National League in 2010-and the knuckleballing embodiment of the wonders that perseverance and human wisdom can produce. Dickey views his story as one of redemption. Readers will come to see it as something more-a uniquely American story of beating back demons, listening to your heart, and overcoming extraordinary odds.



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UP FOR SALE IS A SIGNED COPY OF NEW YORK METS PICTHER R. A. DICKEY NEW BOOK WHEREVER I WIND UP.

ALSO A SIGNED BASEBALL.....WOULD MAKE A GREAT GIFT.

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