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The Resource Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman

Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman

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Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton
Title
Sweetness
Title remainder
the enigmatic life of Walter Payton
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Pearlman
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At five feet ten inches tall, running back Walter Payton was not the largest player in the NFL, but he developed a larger-than-life reputation for his strength, speed, and grit. Nicknamed "Sweetness" during his college football days, he became the NFL's all-time leader in rushing and all-purpose yards, capturing the hearts of fans in his adopted Chicago.Drawing from interviews with more than seven hundred sources, acclaimed sportswriter Jeff Pearlman has crafted the first definitive biography of Payton. Sweetness at last brings fans a detailed, scrupulously researched, all-encompassing account of the legend's rise to greatness. From Payton's childhood in segregated Mississippi, where he ended a racial war by becoming the star of his integrated high school's football team, to his college years and his thirteen-year NFL career, Sweetness brims with stories of all-American heroism and covers Payton's life on ..
Biography type
individual biography
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10025656
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Pearlman, Jeff
Dewey number
92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Payton, Walter
  • Football players
Target audience
adult
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the enigmatic life of Walter Payton
Label
Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn706017145
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 480 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781592406531
Lccn
2011011466
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)706017145
Label
Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
ocn706017145
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 480 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781592406531
Lccn
2011011466
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)706017145

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