By Brittney Griner, Sue Hovey
Hailed by means of ESPN because the world’s most renowned girl 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 came upon her power to beat bullies and to include her real self.
Brittney Griner, the No. 1 decide within the 2013 WNBA Draft, is a once-in-a-generation participant, owning a mix of dimension and athleticism by no means ahead of obvious within the women’s video game. yet “the sport’s such a lot transformative determine” (Sports Illustrated) is both recognized for making headlines off the court docket, for talking out on problems with gender, sexuality, physique photo and self-esteem.
At 6’8”, with an 88-inch wingspan and a measurement 17 shoe (men’s), the Phoenix Mercury big name has heard each vicious insult within the ebook, enduring years of taunting that started in heart university and keeps to this present day. throughout the highs and lows, Griner has discovered 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 a good time what makes her unique—inspiring classes she now stocks. full of all of the humor and character Griner has turn into recognized for, In My Skin is greater than a glimpse into probably the most unique personalities in activities; it’s additionally a strong name to readers to be actual to themselves, to like who they're at the within and out.
With a eight pages of photos.
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