Against All Odds-9780547887340

Against All Odds: Never Give up

by Glenn Stout
$5.99
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Four sports stories about players and teams coming back from the brink of defeat that will inspire young fans never to give up.


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547887340
  • ISBN-10: 0547887345
  • Pages: 144
  • Publication Date: 10/23/2012
  • Carton Quantity: 48

About the book

Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos, Roy Reigels in the 1929 Rose Bowl, Frank Reich and the Buffalo Bills during the 1993 NFL playoffs, Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets in 2004, the entire St. Louis Cardinals team in the 2011 World Series . . . What do these players have in common? Every one of them was on the brink of a humiliating defeat. But at the moment when they could have called it quits, they didn’t. These five real-life stories, illustrated with black-and-white photographs, will inspire readers young and old.

About the author
Glenn Stout

GLENN STOUT is a freelance writer, author, and editorial consultant and has served as Series Editor of The Best American Sports Writing since its inception. He is the author of Young Woman and the Sea and Fenway 1912, and has collaborated with Richard Johnson on Red Sox Century, Yankees Century, The Cubs and The Dodgers. Stout has lived in and around Boston for 20 years. Currently he lives in Vermont.