Standing Tall is a story of quiet strength in the face of punishing odds. Above all, it is an extraordinary love story - love for the game, for the players she has coached, for her close-knit family, and for the husband she lost far too soon.
©2008 C. Vivian Stringer; (P)2008 Random House, Inc.
"Coach Vivian Stringer is a pillar of strength who always stands tall. I'm inspired by her, both on and off the court, and you will be too." (Bill Clinton)
"What a story! In a way that touches me very personally, I see in Coach Stringer a mother's love - and I know that love is the kind of leadership that can change the world." (Michael Jordan)
"Simply put, it is a wonderful book about the wonder of growing up African American, female, ambitious, and successful. I laughed and cried with this book and was pleased." (Maya Angelou)
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