Never Die Easy: The Autobiography of Walter Payton

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Walter Payton -- the man they called Sweetness for the way he ran -- remains the most prolific running back in the history of the National Football League. The star of the Chicago Bears' only Super Bowl championship, Payton was voted the most popular sports figure in Chicago's history -- eleven times.Written in the last weeks of his life, with veteran journalist and author Don Yaeger, Never Die Easy presents Walter Payton's singular voice -- warm, plainspoken, funny, self-aware -- along with the voices of those who knew him best: his friends, family, teammates, and business associates.

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This is a pretty good book telling how the life of walter payton was and how good of a person anybody can be even if their making millions can still be regular people. it is a very good demonsration ... Read full review

Never die easy: the autobiography of Walter Payton

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This is a posthumous autobiography of the late, great Walter Payton, the National Football League's all-time leading rusher. The book chronicles his days at Jackson State University, his pro career ... Read full review


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Don Yaeger is the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Under the Tarnished Dome and the critically acclaimed Pros and Cons: The Criminals Who Play in the NFL. He lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife, son, and daughter.

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