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Jeff Menzel and the 2011 Gauchos (Paperback)

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This is not a season summary, nor a biography--but an autobiographical biographical summary of a life, volleyball career and team that converged in glory one year. The 2011 Gauchos Men's Volleyball team beat the #1 USC Trojans two times in one week, as part of the best Cinderella run in the sport's history. Bill Watkins, alcoholic poet, recounts that run through a historical prism, dissecting the sport, how it is played, and how it should be played.

About the Author


Shaped and formed by alcoholism, along with a love for politics and service discouraged by age discrimination, Bill had a spiritual awakening in 1995, and has been on the road of truth, creativity and self-discovery ever since. Born in Pasadena, California in 1972, Bill grew up in nearby San Marino until age five. At six, his parents divorced-and from then until 12-step recovery found him in 1995, Bill turned to excessive sports and alcohol to compensate for a spiritually void life. Poetry came to Bill in his recovery life, and he founded www.travelingpoet.net to self-publish and explore passion for rare poems. His poetry and prose books are being distributed and sold in hope of stirring young people to better lives than his own.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781544194912
ISBN-10: 1544194919
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 29th, 2017
Pages: 264
Language: English