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The X Factor by  George Plimpton - 1st Edition - 1990 - from Warren's Books and Biblio.co.uk

The X Factor

by Plimpton, George

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.: Whittle Communication, 1990. Book. Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 10 1/2h x 7w. A real nice clean unmarked 83 page first edition hardcover. Dust jacket has just a little wear and looks great. Synopsis: In this book, the quest of avoiding humiliation a second time (THE X Factor), is discussed in a hilarious and informative fashion, leading from the locker room to the boardroom, with many strange stops in between. The author corners superstars like Bill Russell and Billie Jean King, famous coaches, the chairman of American Express, sports doctors, and mergers and acquisitions king Henry Kravis, and puts the same question to all of them: what is it that allows an individual, or a team, to outperform competitors who are no less gifted, mentally and physically? Their answers run the gamut from motivational rage to new-age meditation..


  • Bookseller: Warren's Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 023675
  • Title: The X Factor
  • Author: Plimpton, George
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0962474541
  • ISBN 13: 9780962474545
  • Publisher: Whittle Communication
  • Place: Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 1990
  • Keywords: HISTORY HUMOR
  • Size: 10 1/2h x 7w

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