The Fab Five. The freshmen quintet. The youngest team to ever threaten the Big Enchilada of college basketball. Already the Wolverines have. LEXINGTON, Ky. — The first newspaper I ever worked for, where I earned as much money as your average beggar, was also the first place I. The Hardcover of the The Fab Five: Basketball Trash Talk the American Dream by Mitch Albom at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or.

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While watching the suspenseful games, Albom knew greatness at the fabb moment it happened and was there to preserve ever moment of history in his book; a book about kids who became “The Greatest Class Ever Recruited. Wisconsintop originally cited in Detroit Free Press.

I feel like the way he presented it he made it seem like it wasnt as big of a topic as it really was. It ended in The caliber of talent that sounds this book is one for the history books. When he followed up his perfect shooting game against Kentucky with 7 turnovers in the first half against Michigan, I was thrilled. It’s my favorite part because it’s explains how poor Howard’s life and how his mother have birth to him at early age with his grandmother taking care of him most of the time.

My favorite part of the book is when Webber meets with Juwan Howard. I love college basketball. Retrieved June 8, It gives the reader a legendary, and even though no previous knowledge is necessary a substantial amount of time is essential because putting the book down once the readers starts if difficult. The New York Times described the film as a “flashback to a time when baggy basketball shorts, hip-hop music and black shoes were considered controversial and an affront to hoops purists”.

My book is about 4 college basketball players on Michigan wolverines. Wow, a book review will not be able to explain how great of a book this is. The fab five changed basketball, black socks, long shorts and five freshmen. The Fab Five wanted to change people’s perception of basketball. No disappointment, and reading this much later, it was a wonderful stroll down memory lane.


Fab Five by Mitch Albom was probably my favorite book I have read all semester. He takes that on board and presents to you what you don’t know, their lives growing up, experiences on campus and holidays, and candid moments that probably couldn’t be captured while they were happening. Any sports fan should read this book because of the competitiveness throughout the book, and it’s a monumental moment in the sports world.

Archived from the original on January 30, Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving…. At first, only three of the freshmen started. Although the whole team did it, Rose was pointed out and exploited most. Stories like these make this book different than any other sports book, a book written while the events occurred with detailed stories nobody else could get.

Being a freshmen on a college basketball likely meant that you wouldn’t start no matter how good you are. This book is about five incoming freshman from all around the United States all coming from different backgrounds all want to play for the Michigan basketball team together.

The characters went though this phase where all their team felt like they were against each other in practice, which is fighting for a position as a starter or a sixth man Yes I liked the book because im a basketball player and most basketball players would like this book.

So it was refreshing to revisit his writing style Undoubtedly, Fabb is one of the best writers in American and is writing about one of the best sports teams America has ever witnessed.

They would get into your head and ruin you though out the game. It was strange The Fab Five by Mitch Albom this is definitely my favorite book i have read in a while. Retrieved December 15, When Steve got all vab of these freshman he was the happiest man alive.

The four members of the Fab Five who participated in the film have had a tense relationship with Chris Webber, the one player who was not in the film. The fab five was 5 kids that were all from around the The book about the fabulous five basketball players, this book is my favorite book.

Fab Five: Basketball, Trash Talk, the American Dream

Mitch Albom is a very consistent author and continues to uphold his reputation with this book. The Fab Five was written by Mitch Albom as a biography on a young freshman Michigan team with small town players with big dreams. Albom makes you feel as if you were in the stands watching the game as it happened.


Apr 10, Alex Pearce rated it it was amazing. There’s a problem loading mitdh menu right now.

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These guys were huge trash talkers night in and night out getting in peoples heads but backing it up, Jalen Rose would do research every night about players family and personal life and trash talk to people Fab Five: All of us are extremely proud of the current Duke teamespecially Nolan Smith. The way it taught people was about all of the five players lives and where the come from and how they grew up, meaning, their financial state The Fab Five was written by Mitch Albom as a biography on a young freshman Michigan team with small town players with big dreams.

My favorit This book is one of my favorite books. The film presented the opinions of upperclassmen Eric Riley and James Voskuil when they were replaced by freshmen in the starting lineup. This led to him conceiving a technical foul, which leads to his team losing the game.

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They went on to the finals there Freshman year and lost in the finals. It tells the story of five Wolverine freshman who revolutionized the sport of college basketball.

I wish for you the restoration of the bond that made you friends, brothers and icons. Retrieved March 30, The only thing that really surprised me was that at mitvh all people, Jalen Rose was the most immature.

During the 2 years chris had money zlbom barely able to stand on his own feet. Mar 21, James rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book talks about the racial struggle the team had to go through and the book go’s through all of the players life’s.