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Back from the dead [electronic resource]. Bill Walton.

Walton, Bill. (Author). Walton, Bill. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781442381025 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Bill Walton.
Summary, etc.: This inspiring memoir from sports and cultural icon Bill Walton recounts his devastating injuries and amazing recoveries, set in the context of his UCLA triumphs under John Wooden, his storied NBA career, and his affinity for music and the Grateful Dead.In February 2007, Bill Walton suffered a catastrophic spinal collapse—the culmination of a lifetime of injuries—that left him unable to move. He spent three years on the floor of his house, eating his meals there and crawling to the bathroom, where he could barely hoist himself up onto the toilet. The excruciating pain and slow recovery tested Walton to the fullest. But with extraordinary patience, fortitude, determination, and sacrifice—and pioneering surgery—he recovered, and now shares his life story in this remarkable and unique memoir. Despite a lifelong stuttering affliction Walton chose a career in broadcasting after his playing days ended. He eventually won an Emmy Award and other...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 345594 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Biography & Autobiography.
Sports & Recreations.
Genre: Electronic books.

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