Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-string Quarterback

ISBN-10: 0316284505
ISBN-13: 9780316284509
Authors: George Plimpton, Tom Wolfe, Nicholas Dawidoff
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The book that made a legend--and capture's America's sport in detail that's never been matched, now featuring an introduction by Tom Wolfe a and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives. George Plimpton was perhaps best known for PAPER LION, the book that set the bar for participatory sports journalism. With his characteristic wit, Plimpton recounts his experiences in talking his way into training camp with the Detroit Lions, practicing with the team, and taking snaps behind center. His breezy style captures the pressures and tensions rookies confront, the hijinks that pervade when sixty high-strung guys live together in close quarters, and a host of football rites and…    

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Binding: Cloth Text  Publisher: Little Brown & Co Number of pages: 368 Dimensions: 4.00" wide x 6.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.298 lbs. Language: English