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Sweetness (2011)
(eAudiobook - OverDrive)


Published: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781455132164,
Language:  English


Title from: Title details screen

Number of tracks: 22

Duration: 18:49:27

Transfer to Apple device: No

OverDrive subjects: Biography & Autobiography, Nonfiction, Sports & Recreations

Reader: Malcolm Hillgartner

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 ..

Requires OverDrive Media Console 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile); OverDrive Media Console 1.0 / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)

Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook, OverDrive WMA Audiobook

Mode of access: World Wide Web

File size: 530489, 270571 KB

In English

Related Searches:
Payton, Walter, -- 1954-1999
Football players -- Biography -- United States
Chicago Bears (Football team) -- Biography
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Additional Credits:
Hillgartner, Malcolm

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