Steve Cassady

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Educated: Salinas High School; Hartnell College (AA); UCLA (BA, Labor Economics); San Francisco State University (MA American Literature.
Career: Merced College, Humanities Professor (1973-1995);Merced College, Softball Coach (1988-2008--607 victories, 5 conference championship,18 playoff appearances,three appearances in state finals); Merced College, Athletic Director (1995-present). Writer: all of part of 10 books, more than 100 magazine articles. Specialize in narrative non-fiction.

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Bridging the Gap
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports, Essay » Sociology
For the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, the USA sent 18 African-American athletes. 14 medaled, three with roots in the Community College system. In the decades since, Community College athletes from all races and both genders have surpassed expectations athletically and academically. Bridging Gap captivates with vital accounts from a socio-educational entity that continues to score magnificent results
Bouncing Outside
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,030. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
From a unique perspective in crackling prose, Bouncing Outside narrates a wide range of subjects in flashback form set in the cockpit of a Kayak while paddling Northern California rivers and lakes. The book covers such subjects as NFL football when it was fun; the largest bank robbery in US history; and Howard Hughes' 1939 record-breaking around-the-world flight...

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