Hailed by ESPN as the world’s most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and national sensation who is shattering stereotype.. . Brittney Griner, the second-leading career scorer at the top level of and ultimately liberating memoir, “In My Skin: My Life on and Off the. Brittney Griner, 6’8” wunderkind of women’s basketball, shows herself to be one of the latter types of athletes in her memoir, In My.

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Review: IN MY SKIN by Brittney Griner

She continues to stand tall. Open Preview See a Problem? I am so happy for her to have reached an understanding that people will feel the way they want to feel about anyone, judgmentallyhowever that can’t affect how you feel about yourself.

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In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court by Brittney Griner

Throughout the book, Brittney describes how she came to celebrate what makes her unique—inspiring lessons she now shares with readers. That is a major accomplishment! But that was kind of the problem. I don’t keep up with sports at all.

Feb 27, Lynne Thomas rated it really liked it Shelves: I would recommend this book to people who enjoy sports and who enjoy watching basketball. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I love how she’s living her life openly and honestly.

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Griner’s side of their relationship. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. I would recommend this book to any young person who feels like they don’t fit in to the so called norm and realize how important it is to be true to yourself and you will find exactly where you fit in in this life.

She also develops into one of the best college basketball players of all time, sets overall NCAA records for both men and friner, becomes the first out athlete to land a Nike deal, and oh yeah writes a freaking autobiography with Sue Hovey, formerly of ESPN The Magazineso I don’t really think she buys into the “don’t be too birttney shtick.

We introduced all three of our grandchildren to basketball, through the Lady Bears. Really glad that Ski took the time to read this book. Feeling uncomfortable in her own skin for much of her adolescence, Brittney struggled with anger, the Achilles heel that often got her into trouble, usually with her fists.

Even though she was the 1 pick during the season, she un had a lot of personal problems going on. It was interesting for me because I was able to relate in some of the sport sit In My Skin: After the first few chapters, you get submerged in a world of race and fighting to be the best. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.


I like how the book starts because right away you get a feeling for who she is as a person and it’s a positive feeling because she talks about always wanting to make people around her happy. This book shows Griner completely committed to her own authenticity despite the attempts of Baylor and Kim Mulkey to squash it.

Through the highs and lows, Griner has learned to remain true to herself, rising above the haters trying to take her down.

Classic and Contemporary Readings. As such, it becomes a little to self-focused in parts. In this earnest memoir, Brittney reflects on painful episodes in her life, as well as the highs. Griner’s book is not winning any literary awards, but for the fans of women’s college basketball it’s a must read.

I enjoyed gruner about a lot of the information and the politics that are involved in women’s college and pro basketball careers. Alexa Actionable Analytics brittnye the Web.

The basketball stories are actually minimal–this is more of a personal sharing. She put everything out there–warts and all. Now, they can have had their eyes opened to the pain they caused this talented young woman and will not let this type of prejudice happen again.