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About the book:
Most of us could only imagine the life that Irene Pollin has lived. In Irene and Abe: An Unexpected Life, she details her life’s journey with her husband, from the time they fell in love as teenagers through their experience bringing NBA basketball and NHL hockey to the Nation’s Capital, and ultimately, to Mr. Pollin’s passing in 2009.
Irene writes about the thrills of owning professional sports teams (Washington Wizards and Washington Capitals) and building two highly successful sports and entertainment arenas, the Capital Centre in 1973 and the Verizon Center in 1997. She also writes about the joy of raising children and the heartbreak of losing children to heart disease. She chronicles the challenges she faced through her multi-faceted career, from psychotherapist and published author, to founder of Sister to Sister, the country’s first organization dedicated to women’s heart disease prevention and education.