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, β€œIn 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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Anyway I highly, highly recommend In My Skin. I love basketball and always enjoy books about sports but this one in particular was really good because I have watched Brittney Griner play and have always been amazed by her so to read about her and get a feeling for who she is as a person was really cool.

She gave us so much enjoyment, every time she played. Classic and Contemporary Readings.

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I suggest this book for all. Fortunately or unfortunately, there is no mention of Glory Johnson anywhere in Griner’s book. I understan I was thinking young young young young as I read this, and then I paused and realised that I’d better check how old Griner is.

No trivia or quizzes yet. To ask other readers britttney about In My Skinplease sign up. Which was super-interesting for a huge basketball nerd like me but actually my biggest takeaway from the basketball part was about her relationship with Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey; brjttney a big misconception that their falling out was the result of the Louisville game but actually the main source of grinee was Griner’s refusal to remain closeted once she was done with Baylor basketball.

Review: IN MY SKIN by Brittney Griner

It’s a very serious book. There are loving people and life on the other side. At 6’8″, with an inch wingspan and a size 17 shoe men’sthe Phoenix Mercury star has heard every vicious insult in the book, enduring grnier of taunting that began in middle school and continues to this day.


Set up a giveaway. If she helps one parent accept their child unconditionally, this biography is a success. Hailed by ESPN as the world’s most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner has been shattering stereotypes and breaking boundaries ever since she burst onto the national scene as a dunking high school phenom.

For another case study definitely check out the documentary Training Rules which used to be on Netflix but isn’t at the moment, sadlywhich focuses on former Penn State women’s basketball coach Rene Skkn and her locker jn policy of, “No drinking, no drugs, no lesbians.

Filled with all the humor and personality Griner has become known for, In My Skin is more than a glimpse into one of the most original personalities in sports; it’s also a powerful call to readers to be true to themselves, to love who they are on the inside and out.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. I appreciate how BG was so honest with all of the pain that she dealt with for being different a 6’8″strong, lesbian woman. One thing I like about autobiographies, whether ghost written or not, is that the reader gets a glimpse into the lives of the people that we hear about often but rarely know.

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See all reviews. See and discover other items: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Somewhat interesting, but kind of overshadowed by the fact that BG has had some VERY public drama in her life since this book came out.

Griner’s side of their relationship. All I gained from reading this is that Brittney Griner’s temper is apparently still unchecked, that she has little gratitude or regard for Baylor University or its coach Kim Mulkey, and that she has little β€” very little β€” of interest to say. I’m used to reading autobiographies of people who connect their struggles with social justice movements and that was lacking here. She clashes with her classmates, father and coaches over her sexuality, and with media outlets and the WNBA over the bullshit double standards for female athletes.


Balancing It All and Standing Tall. This book made me like Griner even more than before, she’s funny, honest and real. Overall, I really enjoyed the book and would recommend it to anyone.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. But I kept getting distracted by the fact that the book was so clearly really written by someone else. Brittney seems very comfortable with who she is; something it takes many people decades to figure out and, for that, I admire her and enjoyed her book.

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Yeah, it’s messed up. I was thinking young young young young as I read this, and then I paused and realised that I’d better check how old Griner is. But that’s largely missing here. Apr 03, Jennie Hoelscher rated it really liked it. You should aim to be successful, but not too successful.

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

Aug 18, Mary Vermillion rated it really liked it Shelves: She does not in any way fit what our American society defines as beautiful. Jan 25, Jalen Townsend rated it really liked it.

Junior High was awful for everyone, but I wouldn’t have wanted to be the tall girl people tried to prove was a boy. Nov 04, David Ward rated it liked it Shelves: Jul 31, Erin added it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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