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John Wooden Writing Styles in They Call Me Coach

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Perspective

They Call Me Coach is written from a first person point of view. The book is written from Coach John Wooden's point of view, although the story was published "as told to" Jack Tobin. Tobin, a journalist with more than forty years of experience, does a great job capturing the coach's tone. The reader forgets another person is even involved in the writing of the book at all.

Coach Wooden's perspective gives readers a chance to learn about what makes him tick. His positive perspective on life and success makes this book enjoyable even for those readers who are not sports fans or have never even seen a basketball game.

While the reader learns that Coach Wooden grew up during segregated times, he always values people for what they do, not who they are. He doesn't see race, and one of his players even points that out to...

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