"My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante is the first of the mysterious Italian author's Neapolitan novels. The series tells the story of a life-long friendship between two working class girls in Naples. Critics have called Ferrante “one of the greatest novelists of our time.” Yet nobody knows her true identity. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “My Brilliant Friend.”
Coaches talk about juggling kids, parents, and the special demands of training young people to play team sports.
Diane talks with Ron Tugwell, Carol Horton, Terry Changuris, all coaches or former coaches in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Among them they have coached football, field hockey, baseball, basketball, gymnastics, tennis, softball, and more.
- Terry Changuris football coach
- Carol Horton Former girls' field hockey coach at West Potomac High School in Fairfax, VA; also former coach of soccer, softball, gymnastics, and basketball referee
- Ron Tugwell boys baseball coach and guidance counselor
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