ystark! Reads at Primo's Downtown
Love a book? Hate a book?
Share your opinion while you network with other YPs, enjoy a drink and nibble on some munchies. We’ll read a different title each month. This month’s title is "When the Game was Ours" by Larry Bird, Earvin Johnson, Jackie MacMullan.
"From the moment these two players took the court on opposing sides, they engaged in a fierce physical and psychological battle. Their uncommonly competitive relationship came to symbolize the most compelling rivalry in the NBA. These were the basketball epics of the 1980s--Celtics vs Lakers, East vs West, physical vs finesse, Old School vs Showtime, even white vs black. Each pushed the other to greatness--together Bird and Johnson collected 8 NBA Championships, and 6 MVP awards and helped save the floundering NBA at its most critical time. When it started they were bitter rivals, but along the way they became lifelong friends. A compelling, up-close-and-personal portrait of basketball's most inimitable duo, When the Game Was Ours is a reevaluation of three decades in counterpoint. It is also a rollicking ride through professional basketball's best times."
For those looking ahead to December's book, we'll be reading " A Secret Gift: How One Man's Kindness--and a Trove of Letters--Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression" by Ted Gup.
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