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Half in jest

Evan Vere Shute

Half in jest

by Evan Vere Shute

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Published by Temside Press in London, Ont .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8537H88 H3
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18269750M

The first half of this book is amazing. Lots of philosophy, religion, psychology, and how it informed his approach to leadership. Second half pivots to a more straight forward re-telling of his championship runs, with bits of his philosophy sparsely peppered in. Still really enjoyable for any fan of the NBA/5(). High quality example sentences with “only half in jest” in context from reliable sources - Ludwig is the linguistic search engine that helps you to write better in English.

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During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important, he succeeded in never wavering from coaching his way, from a place of deep values. Jackson was tagged as the “Zen master” half in jest by sportswriters, but the nickname speaks to an important.   Book of the day Michel Houellebecq That we feel Houellebecq’s satire (like all the best from Swift to Céline to Waugh) is only half in jest makes reading Submission a shifty.


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