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Jim Valvano

Basketball (10-Mar-1946 — 28-Apr-1993)


Bob Cairns. V & Me: Everybody's Favorite Jim Valvano Story. Alexander Books. 2004. 293pp.

Peter Golenbock. Personal Fouls: The Broken Promises and Shattered Dreams of Big Money Basketball at Jim Valvano's North Carolina State. New York: Carroll & Graf. 1989. 311pp.

Mike Towle. I Remember Jim Valvano: Personal Reflections and Anecdotes About College Basketball's Most Exuberant Final Four Coach, As Told by the People and Players Who Knew Him. Cumberland House Publishing. 2001. 240pp.

Bob Valvano. The Gifts of Jimmy V: A Coach's Legacy. Triumph Books. 2001. 192pp.

Jim Valvano; with Curry Kirkpatrick. Valvano: They Gave Me a Lifetime Contract, and Then They Declared Me Dead. Pocket Books. 1991. 259pp.


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