Geronimo

Geronimo

Leadership Strategies of An American Warrior

Book - 2014 | First Gallery Books hardcover edition
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"An overview of the inspiring history of Apache chief Geronimo, with a look at the timeless strategies we can learn from his life, from legendary football coach Mike Leach"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents: Foreword / by S.C. Gwynne
Cast of characters
Introduction: Geronimo and the American spirit
The making of a warrior (Discipline)
Geronimo's warpath begins (Fortitude)
The coming of the white men (Lore)
The tan wolf and the turkey gobbler (Independence)
Women warriors and dreamers (Isolation)
The great escape (Audacity)
The great "rescue" (Passion)
Tragedy in Sonora (Fallibility)
Raiding from the stronghold (Perseverance)
Encountering an old adversary (Rivalry)
Honoring commitments (Honor)
Turkey Creek and Tiswin (Resolve)
Speed and endurance (Fluidity)
Once he moved like the wind (Resistance)
"Until the stone should crumble to dust" (Surrender)
Prisoners of war (Patriotism)
Fame
Epilogue: Immortality
Publisher: New York : Gallery Books, [2014]
Edition: First Gallery Books hardcover edition
Branch Call Number: 979.0049725 L
Characteristics: xv, 286 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Levy, Buddy 1960-
ISBN: 9781476734934
1476734933

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SkokieStaff_Lukie May 03, 2017

The Apache leader, whose name is synonymous with courage, earned the respect of his enemies even as they hunted him down. In fact, his tactics were so admired they were copied by the U.S. military. Leach describes the qualities and events that make Geronimo the most brilliant Indian military lead... Read More »


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