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Not Till the Fat Lady Sings
Not Till the Fat Lady Sings

Not Till the Fat Lady Sings

The Most Dramatic Sports Finishes of All Time
By Les Krantz, Foreword by Doug Flutie

SPORTS & RECREATION

160 Pages, 10.75 x 10.75

Formats: Trade Paper & DVD

Trade Paper & DVD, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $21.95)

ISBN 9781572437678

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2005)

Price: $19.95
 
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Overview

From the moment that children start playing competitive sports, they dream of being the hero of a buzzer-beating victory, and this book and accompanying DVD chronicles 50 of the most memorable finishes in sports. Vibrant four-color photos, statistics, quotes, and stories offer fresh details on some of the most famous events in sports history, including “the Play” (Stanford vs. Cal), “the Ice Bowl,” Laettner's Buzzer-Beater, and N.C. State's Men's Basketball title. For those sports fans too young to have seen these famous moments or for those who wish to relive them over and over again, there is a exclusive DVD featuring sports icon Jim McKay, which features a detailed documentary on 20 of the highlights featured in the book.

Author Biography

Les Krantz is a recognized sports authority who has worked for the Chicago Tribune, Chicago magazine, Esquire, Gold, and Ski. He is the author of many sports books, including Dark Horses and Underdogs and Reel Baseball. Doug Flutie is a former professional football quarterback who first rose to prominence during his career at Boston College, where he received the Heisman Trophy and the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award in 1984. His Hail Mary touchdown pass in a game against Miami on November 23, 1984, is considered among the greatest moments in college football and American sports history.

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In a single moment an entire career reputation can be sealed and a franchise\'s history cemented thanks to the last-second, game-winning finish.

From the moment that children start playing competitive sports, they dream of being the hero of a buzzer-beating victory.
Not Till The Fat Lady Sings: The Most Dramatic Sports Finishes of All Time by Les Krantz with Jim McKay narrating the accompanying DVD chronicles 50 of the most memorable moments in sports. Vibrant four-color photos, statistics, quotes and stories offer fresh details on some of the most famous events in sports history.

For those sports fans too young to have seen these famous moments or for those who wish to relive them over and over again, there is a brand new DVD produced just for Not Till the Fat Lady Sings. Sports icon Jim McKay hosts the DVD which features a detailed documentary on 20 of the highlights featured in the book. Every copy of Not Till the Fat Lady Sings comes with a complimentary copy of this exclusive DVD.

Some of the classic moments included in both the book and DVD of Not Till the Fat Lady Sings include:

• The Play (Stanford vs. Cal)
• The Ice Bowl    
• 1980 Men\'s Hockey Olympic upset
• Laettner\'s Buzzer-Beater    
• The Shot Heard \'Round the World
• The Immaculate Reception    
• N.C. State\'s Men\'s Basketball title
• 2001 World Series    

Not Till the Fat Lady Sings is an encyclopedia of sporting greatness for fans of all ages. Whether your favorite sports finish occurred with a swish, putt, slapshot, touchdown or home run, you\'ll find them all here with a fresh perspective never before revealed.