Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric Legrand My Faith and the Tackle That Changed My Life by Eric LeGrand, Mike Yorkey
  

Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric Legrand My Faith and the Tackle That Changed My Life

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Believe: The Victorious Story of Eric Legrand My Faith and the Tackle That Changed My Life by Eric LeGrand, Mike Yorkey

Believe is the profoundly moving story of Eric LeGrand, the former defensive tackle for the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights football team, who suffered a severe spinal cord injury and was left paralyzed by a crushing on-field tackle during a heated game with Army. A remarkable true account of a courageous young athlete whose unshakable faith, spirit, positive outlook, and rousing motto, BELIEVE! would serve as inspiration to legions of fans-and as motivation in his own quest to walk again-Eric's story has received national attention, heavily covered by ESPN and Sports Illustrated. It will lift the hearts of every reader, not least of all those who were affected by quarterback Tim Tebow's bestselling memoir, Through My Eyes.

About the Author

Eric LeGrand is a student at Rutgers University and a former defensive lineman and special teams player for the Scarlet Knights. Eric is an honorary member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and he has received the Jimmy V Perseverance Award during ESPN's annual ESPY awards show. Mike Yorkey is a veteran writer with more than seventy books under his belt, including the Playing with Purpose and Every Man's Battle series.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
224 pages
Interest Age: From 8

Author

Eric LeGrand, Mike Yorkey
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Publisher

HarperCollins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

1st November 2012

ISBN

9780062225825


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