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7 edition of Riding with the Blue Moth found in the catalog.

Riding with the Blue Moth

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Sports Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Sports,
  • Cycling - General,
  • Death, Grief, Bereavement,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Cultural Region/Mid-South,
  • Cultural Region/South,
  • Description and travel,
  • General Interest/General Topics/General,
  • Geographic Orientation/Oklahoma,
  • Hancock, Bill,
  • Self-Help/Death, Grief, Bereavement,
  • Sports & Recreation/Cycling - General,
  • Theometrics/Evangelical,
  • Topical/Death/Dying,
  • Bicycle touring,
  • Biography,
  • Cyclists,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8891617M
    ISBN 101596701048
    ISBN 109781596701045


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Riding with the Blue Moth by Bill Hancock Download PDF EPUB FB2

RIDING WITH THE BLUE MOTH (Publication Date: June 2, ; ISBN: ; Price: $; Nautilus Publishing) is part-memoir, part-travelogue, and part-homage to a son, whose life was taken from him, in a short moment in time. It is a story of example, of how a person can recover from tragedy, and loss, and then find peace and /5(8).

Bill Hancock has achieved a unique trifecta in college athletics: he was the first director of the NCAA Final Four, first director of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) and the first director of the College Football Playoff.

His five-decade career began in when he became assistant sports information director at the University of Oklahoma. He spent 16 years with the NCAA Division I Mens. Riding with the Blue Moth book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

After the death of his son, Will, in the airplane cr /5(28). In writing "Riding With the Blue Moth' he has given us a memoir, a valentine to his son, and a legacy for his granddaughter.

Read more. 14 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Jim D McMinn. out of 5 stars Bill Hancock does an excellent job of /5(37). Riding with the Blue Moth.

likes. Written by Bill Hancock, Riding with the Blue Moth is part-memoir, part-travelogue, part-homage to a son, whose life was taken too ers:   Riding the Blue Moth is an adventure that takes the reader well beyond the mileage.

The pure physical toil grows insignificant to the emotional heartache. But like the challenge of every new day, when the sun comes up, Mr. Hancock accepts what lies ahead and perseveres.5/5(5).

"Riding with the Blue Moth is pure inspiration. It is a snapshot of American culture. Most significantly, this book offers a poignant, deeply personal and uplifting account of how this family responded to. RIDING WITH THE BLUE MOTH (Publication Date: June 2, ; ISBN: ; Price: $; Nautilus Publishing) is part-memoir, part-travelogue, and part-homage to a son, whose life was taken from him, in a short moment in time.

It is a story of example, of how a person can recover from tragedy, and loss, and then find peace and : Nautilus. Riding With the Blue Moth (Book): Hancock, Bill: After the death of his son, Will, in the airplane crash that also took the lives of nine other members of the Oklahoma State basketball family, survival became the most important word in Bill Hancock's vocabulary.

For Hancock, the director of the NCAA men's basketball fournament, survival meant discovering a path back to a nearnormal life. NPR's Tom Goldman learned that from reading the new book, 'Riding With The Blue Moth' and from meeting the man who wrote it.

TOM GOLDMAN reporting: I first met Bill. RIDING WITH THE BLUE MOTH is an example of how a man was determined to beat-it, did it, and was brave enough to write about it in a way to inspire people, all people, who have faced challenges, head-on.

RIDING WITH THE BLUE MOTH is an example of how a man was determined to beat-it, did it, and was brave enough to write about it in a way to inspire people, all people, who have faced challenges, with the Blue Moth (Paperback).

The scenery and the difficulties of traversing it by bike make the book exciting and often amusing. But the counterpoint to every chapter is Bill’s sadness. When Bill encounters the “blue moth,” he realizes that he has lessons to learn. The bothersome blue moth was still loitering nearby, but by completion of the trek the pest had taken on a new role for Hancock.

It would not be drowned in either ocean, or in the buckets of perspiration he shed along the highways of this country. At last the weary cyclist was ready to accept that the moth would be with him for the longer haul.

Get this from a library. Riding with the blue moth. [Bill Hancock] -- After the death of his son, Will, in the airplane crash that took the lives of nine additional members of the Oklahoma State basketball team and support staff, survival became a common word in.

Riding with the Blue Moth (Hardcover) By Bill Hancock. Sports Publishing LLC,pp. Publication Date: October 1, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (5/11/) Paperback (10/1/).

Riding With The Blue Moth (Inglés) Pasta dura – 31 agosto por Bill Hancock (Autor) de 5 estrellas 25 calificaciones. Ver todos los 3 formatos y ediciones Ocultar otros formatos y ediciones.

Precio de Amazon Nuevo desde /5(25). Buy Riding with the Blue Moth by Bill Hancock online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now. RIDING WITH THE BLUE MOTH is an example of how a man was determined to beat-it, did it, and was brave enough to write about it in a way to inspire people, all people, who have faced challenges, head-on.

show more/5(). The bothersome blue moth was still loitering nearby. But, by completion of the trek, the pest had taken on a new role for Hancock. The blue moth wouldn't be drowned in either ocean, or in the buckets of perspiration that Hancock shed along the highways of this country.

He was with Hancock for the longer haul, and for once Hancock was okay with. “Now, the blue norther of despair — the blue moth — struck often,” Hancock writes in his book, “Riding with the Blue Moth,” published in by Sports Publishing, L.L.C., of Champaign.

Riding with the Blue Moth – lightning strikes twice Posted on Novem by Jerry Rackley It was a sad day in Stillwater, Oklahoma, where a community mourns the loss of four members of the Oklahoma State University (OSU) family. The bothersome blue moth was still loitering nearby.

But, by completion of the trek, the pest had taken on a new role for Hancock. The blue moth wouldn’t be drowned in either ocean, or in the buckets of perspiration that Hancock shed along the highways of this country. It was with Hancock for the longer haul, and for once Hancock was okay.

This book pulls 50 stories from the archives of the not-for-profit organization The Moth; which was founded in and dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling.

You may have heard one or more of the thousands of An unbelievably awesome collection of fifty true stories, The Moth is the first book that I've read that I can unabashedly /5. Hancock will be discussing and signing Riding with the Blue Moth at the Memphis Botanic Garden on Monday, June 1st, from 6 to 8 p.m., with Burke’s Book Store handling the : Leonard Gill.

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Occasional Magic. Occasional Magic. #12 on the New York Times Best Sellers List (4/7/19). The blue moth and one of his grandchildren, Andie, Will’s daughter who was 72 days old on that wretched January night, are the focus of “Riding with the Blue Moth.” Understandably, Hancock says his number one wish in life is that he wouldn’t have had a reason to write this book.

A few years ago country cousin Bill Hancock wrote a memoir about grief, despair, bicycles and redemption. The book, Riding with the Blue Moth, was a best seller in our hometown — Hobart, Oklahoma. I purchased my first signed copies at the bookstore in Norman — where I stood in line with others who grew up reading the Hobart Democrat-Chief and the Kiowa County Star Review.

Author: Bill Hancock,Jim Nantz; Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC ISBN: Category: Biography & Autobiography Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» After the death of his son, Will, in the airplane crash that took the lives of nine additional members of the Oklahoma State basketball team and support staff, Hancock's 2,mile journey from the Pacific to the Atlantic.

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With Zarah Leander, Christian Wolff, Paul Hartmann, Werner Hinz/10(47). I am reading a book called Riding With the Blue is a true story about a man who rides a bike across the country as a way of dealing with the tragic death of his son.

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