Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton / Jeff Pearlman.
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- ISBN: 9781455132164 (electronic audio bk.)
- ISBN: 1455132160 (electronic audio bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file) : digital
- Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011.
|General Note:|| Unabridged.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Malcolm Hillgartner.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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 ...
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on hard copy version record.
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|Subject:||Payton, Walter, 1954-1999.
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