The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Tim Howard Young Readers Edition UNA

The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Tim Howard Young Readers' Edition UNA

Sinopsis

In this heartwarming and candid memoir, Tim Howard does something he would never do on a soccer field: he drops his guard. As fiercely protective about his privacy as he is guarding the goal for the US national team and for Everton in the English Premier League, Howard opens up for the first time about how a hyperactive kid from New Jersey with Tourette’s syndrome defied the odds to become one of the world’s premier goalkeepers. Howard managed to keep his condition in check well enough to be drafted by Major League Soccer right out of high school.

After a successful seventeen-year professional soccer career, Howard became an overnight star this past summer in Brazil. His heroic performance in goal for the United States against Belgium, in which he saved an astonishing sixteen shots—the most for any goalkeeper in a World Cup game—made him a household name as well as a trending internet meme. In the course of 120 minutes, Howard went from a player known mainly by soccer aficionados to an American icon, revered by millions for his dependability, daring, and humility.

In this uplifting memoir now adapted for young readers, Howard shares his remarkable journey from a challenging childhood in which he was raised by a single mother who instilled in him a love of sports and a devout Christian faith that helped him deal with the onset of Tourette’s in fifth grade.

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Capítulos

  • 01-The Keeper
    Duración: 32s
  • 02-Part I - Prologue
    Duración: 06min
  • 03-Chapter One
    Duración: 12min
  • 04-Chapter Two
    Duración: 06min
  • 05-Chapter Three
    Duración: 11min
  • 06-Chapter Four
    Duración: 09min
  • 07-Chapter Five
    Duración: 13min
  • 08-Chapter Six
    Duración: 10min
  • 09-Chapter Seven
    Duración: 08min
  • 10-Chapter Eight
    Duración: 10min
  • 11-Chapter Nine
    Duración: 14min
  • 12-Part II - Chapter Ten
    Duración: 15min
  • 13-Chapter Eleven
    Duración: 08min
  • 14-Chapter Twelve
    Duración: 12min
  • 15-Chapter Thirteen
    Duración: 07min
  • 16-Chapter Fourteen
    Duración: 10min
  • 17-Chapter Fifteen
    Duración: 15min
  • 18-Part III - Chapter Sixteen
    Duración: 07min
  • 19-Chapter Seventeen
    Duración: 26min
  • 20-Chapter Eighteen
    Duración: 10min
  • 21-Chapter Nineteen
    Duración: 08min
  • 22-Part IV - Chapter Twenty
    Duración: 08min
  • 23-Chapter Twenty One
    Duración: 06min
  • 24-Chapter Twenty Two
    Duración: 08min
  • 25-Chapter Twenty Three
    Duración: 06min
  • 26-Chapter Twenty Four
    Duración: 13min
  • 27-Chapter Twenty Five
    Duración: 11min
  • 28-Chapter Twenty Six
    Duración: 13min
  • 29-Epilogue
    Duración: 04min
  • 30-Credits
    Duración: 52s
  • sample-161
    Duración: 01min

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