While disturbing on one level (the treatment of women in Kabul), this book, a true story, illustrates the power of one person's devotion to
an idea (start a beauty school) and the power that it's culmination has on the participants. Also, the reader is really excellent, just perfect for this kind of story. Usually I enjoy Robert B Parker, Vince Flynn and John Sandford for their heroes but it is refreshing to read about a real life female hero.
Vince Flynn is my favorite action author but he just doesn't write enough books. Rabb, the hero just gets the job done without a lot of
chatter. Read one and you will want to read them all!
Although populated with interesting characters, this book
drags along; almost half way through, it has not even finished
with the trial. Maybe Vince Flynn has spoiled me for other
Although I live in the LA area, I am not a Laker fan. In spite of
this, I really enjoyed Jackson's chronical of a season I did not
follow. His description of the travils of coaching provide a good
insight into the profession.
This book has not converted me into a basketball fan; however, I am
a fan of Phil Jackson and hope he goes back into coaching or writes
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