An Evening with David Davis, author of Wheels of Courage
This is an important and groundbreaking story about World War II veterans and their great courage to rise above their afflictions through the path of their athleticism.” Ron Kovic, author of Born on the Fourth of July.
In this readable account, Davis relates the inspiring story of paralyzed WWII veterans, who discovered an avenue of rehabilitation through sports. As they competed in wheelchair basketball, they captivated and inspired a nation with their courage and resilience.
Born and raised in New York City, David Davis has lived in Los Angeles since the Mets last won the World Series. A sportswriter for nearly three decades, Davis began his career with LA Weekly. His work has also appeared in Sports Illustrated; The New York Times; and has been anthologized in “The Best American Sports Writing” series. He has written six books, including Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 9 @ 6:00 PM
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