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Author Featherston, Alwyn, 1949-

Title Tobacco Road : Duke, Carolina, N.C. State, Wake Forest, and the history of the most intense backyard rivalries in sports / Alwyn Featherston.

Imprint Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, c2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  796.323 F288    ---  Available
Description xiii, 272 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-262) and index.
Contents Prologue -- The founding fathers -- The Gray Fox -- The first rival -- New blood -- The rise of Dean Smith -- Stormin Norman -- Ford corners -- Duke rings the "tinkerbell" -- The dean of ACC coaches -- The cardiac pack -- The rise of Mike Krzyzewski -- The fall of Jim Valvano -- Back to back -- The empire strikes back -- Krzyzewski's "back" -- Goldsboro and St. Croix -- The elder statesman -- Gut vs. K -- Rebuilding a champion -- The new dean of Tobacco Road -- The prodigal son finally returns.
Subject Basketball teams -- North Carolina -- History.
Sports rivalries -- North Carolina -- History.
Duke University -- Basketball -- History.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. -- Basketball -- History.
North Carolina State University. -- Basketball -- History.
Wake Forest University -- Basketball -- History.
ISBN 1592289150 (pbk.) : $16.95

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