In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

Brittney Griner, Sue Hovey

Hailed through ESPN because the world’s most famed lady basketball participant, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and nationwide sensation who's shattering stereotypes and breaking obstacles, now stocks her coming-of-age tale, revealing how she chanced on her power to beat bullies and to embody her real self.

Brittney Griner, the No. 1 choose within the 2013 WNBA Draft, is a once-in-a-generation participant, owning a mixture of dimension and athleticism by no means sooner than obvious within the women’s video game. yet “the sport’s such a lot transformative determine” (Sports Illustrated) is both well-known for making headlines off the courtroom, for talking out on problems with gender, sexuality, physique photograph and self-esteem.

At 6’8”, with an 88-inch wingspan and a dimension 17 shoe (men’s), the Phoenix Mercury big name has heard each vicious insult within the booklet, enduring years of taunting that begun in center college and maintains to this present day. in the course of the highs and lows, Griner has realized to stay precise to herself, emerging above the haters attempting to take her down.

In her heartfelt memoir, she displays on painful episodes in her lifestyles and describes how she got here to have fun what makes her unique—inspiring classes she now stocks. jam-packed with the entire humor and character Griner has develop into recognized for, In My Skin is greater than a glimpse into some of the most unique personalities in activities; it’s additionally a strong name to readers to be real to themselves, to like who they're at the inside of and out.

With a eight pages of photos.

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