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Author: Earl Austin Jr.


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You Might Need a Jacket II -
As long as there are children participating in sports, there will be an endless supply of stories about those crazy sports parents.  Earl Austin Jr.’s latest book, You Might Need a Jacket II: More Hilarious Stories of Wacky Parents, is the second book in the Strait-Jacket Parent series which is dedicated to the obsessive behavior of sports parents. 
You Might Need a Jacket II contains more than 150 stories and ancecdotes which chronicle the activities of Strait-Jacket Parents, a term that best describes those overzealous mothers and fathers who yearn to have their children shine in the athletic spotlight.  If you enjoyed the first edition of You Might Need A Jacket, be prepared to laugh out loud at the zany antics of our wonderful parents in You Might Need A Jacket II.

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Earl Austin Jr. - In twenty-two years of covering amateur sports in the St. Louis area, Austin has virtually seen it all from the sidelines and now he is sharing some of those funny stories with you in his new publication. Be ready to laugh out loud. He is the author of "The PHL in the STL" The Public High League: A St. Louis Basketball Legacy. A resident of Ferguson, Mo., Austin is the sports editor of the St. Louis American, one of the leading black newspapers in the country. Earl has been covering sports in the St. Louis metropolitan area for 22 years. He is also a local sports historian who is a frequent guest on local radio and television talk shows. He has written two books on local high school sports history. You can contact Earl at:

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