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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mike Ditka  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1939 in Carnegie, Pennsylvania

-- Mike Ditka on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Lived and worked in Chicago, Illinois. Coach for the Chicago Bears 1982-1992.

Biographical and Professional Information

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Titles At Your Library

Ditka: An Autobiography
ISBN: 0933893388

Bonus Books. 1987

The coach of the Chicago Bears describes their championship season, recounts his career as a player, and explains his philosophy of coaching

Don't Get Me Wrong: Mike Ditka's Insights, Outbursts, Kudos, and Comebacks
ISBN: 1556520409

Chicago Review Pr. 1988

Gathers quotations by and about Mike Ditka, the head coach of the Chicago Bears

First A Bear: Now A Saint: Mike Ditka's Insights, Outbursts, Kudos, and Comebacks
ISBN: 0811908720

Lifetime Books, Inc.. 1998

Unavailable anywhere else, this collection of over 1500 quotations spans Mike Ditkas' entire football career--from player to coach--providing an insight into the life of one of the most notorious coaches in the NFL.

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