Last Dance: Behind the Scenes at the Final Four

Version: Abridged
Author: John Feinstein
Narrator: Arnie Mazer , Sean Runnette , Mike Kryzewski
Genres: Sports & Recreation, Other
Publisher: Time Warner AudioBooks
Published In: February 2006
# of Units: 3 CDs
Length: 4 hours
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With the unflinching eye of a seasoned reporter and the remarkable skill of a natural storyteller, Feinstein exposes the driving forces behind one of the most revered tournaments in American sports.

Reviews (2)


Written by Anonymous on April 10th, 2007

  • Book Rating: 4/5

I learned a lot as a basketball fan. I appreciated the behind the scenes reality of the NCAA tourney. my beef with the author is there are TWO final fours. What about the women? I realize the men have a deeper history, but the women put on a show. Can we ever get recognized? How about at least a footnote in the book?

Last Dance

Written by Anonymous from St. Louis, MO on October 5th, 2006

  • Book Rating: 4/5

Fun read! Great for basketball "junkies" or anyone with even a modest interest in the game. Well written, with great side stories and "look backs".

Author Details

Author Details

Feinstein, John

"John Feinstein spent eleven years on the staff at the Washington Post, as well as writing for Sports Illustrated and the National Sports Daily. He is a commentator on NPR's ""Morning Edition, a regular on ESPN's ""The Sports Reporters and a visiting professor of journalism at Duke University.

His first book, A Season on the Brink, is the bestselling sports book of all time. A Good Walk Spoiled was a #1 New York Times bestseller in hardcover and in paperback. His other books on the subject of sports include A Season Inside, Forever's Team, Hard Courts, Play Ball, A Civil War: Army vs. Navy, and, most recently, A March to Madness: The View from the Floor in the Atlantic Coast Conference. "