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The sons of Westwood

John Matthew Smith

The sons of Westwood

John Wooden, UCLA, and the dynasty that changed college basketball

by John Matthew Smith

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball coaches,
  • Basketball,
  • UCLA Bruins (Basketball team),
  • Los Angeles University of California,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesWestwood
    StatementJohn Matthew Smith
    SeriesSport and society, Sport and society
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV885.43.U423 S58 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 334 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27154807M
    ISBN 100252037774, 0252079736
    ISBN 109780252037771, 9780252079733
    LC Control Number2012045100
    OCLC/WorldCa822971466


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