When Pride Still Mattered: Lombardi (Paperback)

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THE BLOCKBUSTER BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

SPORT MAGAZINE'S BOOK OF THE YEAR
More than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football into a metaphor for the American experience. The nine seasons during which he led the Green Bay Packers to five world championships is the most storied period in NFL history. Lombardi became a legend, a symbol to many of leadership, discipline, perseverance, and teamwork, and to others of an obsession with winning. Maraniss captures the myth and the man, football, God, and country in a thrilling biography that has become an American classic.

This year, on the fortieth anniversary of Vince Lombardi's death, the immortal coach strides onto the Broadway stage in a new American play, Lombardi, based on Maraniss's critically acclaimed book, written by Academy Award winner Eric Simonson.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781451611458
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: September 7th, 2010
Pages: 544