In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

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 chanced on her power to beat bullies and to embody her real self.

Brittney Griner, the No. 1 choose within the 2013 WNBA Draft, is a once-in-a-generation participant, owning a mix of dimension and athleticism by no means prior to noticeable 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 courtroom, for conversing out on problems with gender, sexuality, physique picture and self-esteem.

At 6’8”, with an 88-inch wingspan and a dimension 17 shoe (men’s), the Phoenix Mercury superstar has heard each vicious insult within the ebook, enduring years of taunting that started in center tuition and keeps to this present day. during the highs and lows, Griner has discovered to stay actual to herself, emerging above the haters attempting to take her down.

In her heartfelt memoir, she displays on painful episodes in her existence and describes how she got here to have a good time what makes her unique—inspiring classes she now stocks. full of the entire humor and character Griner has turn into identified for, In My Skin is greater than a glimpse into 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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