Cover of: A hand to guide me | Denzel Washington, Daniel Paisner

A hand to guide me

1st ed.

Published by Meredith Books in Des Moines, Iowa .
Written in English.

About the Book

Highlighting the importance of everyday mentorship, a Hollywood star shares his personal story of mentoring and mentors who shaped his life, and introduces the life-changing stories of more than seventy of America's leading personalities.

Table of Contents

So that we might follow / Denzel Washington
What we called second base / Hank Aaron
Fighting for something greater / Muhammad Ali
Revelations / Debbie Allen
"You can do this" / Walter Anderson
Personal service / John Antioco
Somebody's always watching / Eddie Armstrong
Getting better, each time out / Notah Begay III
Passing it on / Yogi Berra
Happy town / Chick Big Crow
A career decision / George Bodenheimer
By example / David Boies
The aura of a queen / Jimmy Carter
Always there / Swin Cash
The Red Bridge Club / Wesley Clark
Paying attention / Bill Clinton
The second fastest runner in Orlando / Johnny Damon
That constant voice / Dominique Dawes
Setting goals / Socrates De La Cruz
Second banana / Jamie Farr
Finding Fish / Antwone Fisher
The fundamental things / Danny Glover
A kick in the stomach / Whoopi Goldberg
The giant within / Tony Gonzalez
Escape the norm / Omar Gooding
Baby, run on / Glenda Hatchett
My skips / Chamique Holdsclaw
The middle path / Phil Jackson
Sweat and spirit / Donna Richardson Joyner
A kind of grace / Jackie Joyner-Kersee
A clear-sighted awareness / John Kasich
More flies with honey / Patrick J. Kelly
Patience and perseverance / Anna Kournikova
A hardship and a blessing / Kelly Zimmerman Lane
The wind beneath my wings / Tara Lipinski
Mental toughness / Mario Lopez
Sister Eleanor / Edward A. "Monk" Malloy
Just play / Willie McGinest
Small town / John Mellencamp
Roll or fold / Daryl "Chill" Mitchell
The complete person / Joe Morgan
The perfect seam / Toni Morrison
Awake and sing / Leonard Nimoy
Sweepin' the clouds away / Holly Robinson Peete
Fortunate son / Bill Perocchi
One hundred percent / Matthew F. Pottinger
It takes a tribe / Colin L. Powell
Manna from heaven / Bonnie Raitt
The next time / Ahmad Rashad
The only way I know / Cal Ripken, Jr.
Taking grounders / Alex Rodriguez
Long may you run / Joan Benoit Samuelson
The right decision / Ron Sargent
Prescriptions for success / John Schuerholz
Effort is everything / Bud Selig
See it now / Bernard Shaw
Oh man, I've become my father / John Singleton
First responders / Dennis Smith
Each one, teach one / Stan Smith
Don't be ordinary / Roxanne Spillett
Pride of a Yankee / George M. Steinbrenner III
In spirit / Gloria Steinem
God's gift / Ruben Studdard
Speaking into our lives / Courtney B. Vance
The best I could with what I had / Michael Vick
In a heartbeat / Manny Villafana
"I believe in you" / Antonio R. Villaraigosa
The most important day / Dick Vitale
Head and heart / Kerry Washington
One clear call for me / David Wolper
The game of work / Martin Wong
Into a great tomorrow / The bottom of things / David Woodward
Beyond the rim / James Worthy
The path to purpose : closing thoughts / Denzel Washington.

Edition Notes

Genre Biography.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 920.073 H36 2006
Library of Congress CT220 .H33 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination 272 p. :
Number of pages 272

ID Numbers

Open Library OL18400571M
Internet Archive handtoguideme00wash
ISBN 13 9780696230493
LC Control Number 2006921327
OCLC/WorldCat 72047917
Goodreads 18417

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