Join our mailing list!

Official PayPal Seal

(Your shopping cart is empty)

  Home > Diane Publishing Books >

Chosen One: Tiger Woods and the Dilemma of Greatness
Chosen One: Tiger Woods and the Dilemma of Greatne

Our Price: $21.00
By David Owen (au)
Year: 2001
Pages: 201
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 743222342

Product Code: 1437952380

Earl Woods, the father of young “Tiger” Woods, was widely ridiculed in 1996 when, in an article anointing his son as “Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year”, he likened Tiger’s potential impact to that of a messiah. This unseemly proclamation appeared to embody all the worst elements of the sports-parent who seeks financial windfall and personal validation by pushing his child to excel in sports. Not since the dawn of competitive tournament golf has anyone distanced himself from the rest of the world the way Tiger has. He is also one of the first multicultural icons, with African-American, Asian, Native American, and Caucasian elements to his roots. Here, Owen ponders the social, economic, and athletic implications of this amazing young man.

Share your knowledge of this product with other customers... Be the first to write a review
Diane Publishing Co
PO Box 617
Darby, PA 19023-0617
 About Us
 Become an Affiliate
 Privacy Policy
 Send Us Feedback
Company Info | Advertising | Product Index | Category Index | Help | Terms of Use
Copyright � 2004 Diane Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Built with Volusion