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You're welcome, Cleveland: how I helped Lebron James win a championship and save a city

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"Scott Raab's big-hearted companion to his darkly comic "sports-jeremiad-slash-memoir" The Whore of Akron follows the first two years of LeBron James's return to Cleveland, where everybody just loves a good story of forgiveness--especially when you fulfill your promise and bring home an NBA Championship, the first major title for a Cleveland team since 1964. "If I had a chance to return to Cleveland, and those fans welcomed me back, that'd be a great story." --LeBron James in 2010, days after "The Decision" In 2010, when LeBron James announced to the world that he was leaving for Miami, he broke the collective heart of his native city and destroyed the hopes of an entire tortured generation. As LeBron headed south, unofficial spokesman Scott Raab sent him off with a middle-finger salute of his own--a deliciously obscene aria of sports fandom, Jewishness, and weight gain that became infamous as The Whore of Akron. Four years--and two NBA championships later--LeBron came home to the Rust Belt faithful who had vilified him mercilessly, none more so than Raab. You're Welcome, Cleveland is the story of both LeBron's and Scott's redemption as they pursue the one thing they crave more than anything in life--an NBA title for the city that made them men. LeBron is back. So is Scott Raab. It's a great story. You're Welcome, Cleveland"--
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subject_facetBasketball -- Ohio -- Cleveland
Basketball players -- United States -- Biography
Cleveland Cavaliers (Basketball team)
Electronic books
James, LeBron
title_displayYou're welcome, Cleveland : how I helped Lebron James win a championship and save a city
title_fullYou're Welcome, Cleveland How I Helped Lebron James Win a Championship and Save a City
You're welcome, Cleveland : how I helped Lebron James win a championship and save a city / Scott Raab
You're welcome, Cleveland : how I helped Lebron James win a championship and save a city [electronic resource] / Scott Raab
title_shortYou're welcome, Cleveland
title_subhow I helped Lebron James win a championship and save a city
topic_facetBasketball
Basketball players
Biography & Autobiography
Electronic books
James, LeBron
Nonfiction
Sports & Recreations