Sports Illustrated: The Football Book

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Time Home Entertainment, Incorporated, Oct 25, 2005 - Sports & Recreation - 294 pages
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On the heels of the successful Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Book comes a spectacular celebration of professional football that will be treasured by fans of Americas Game. With the same kind of unforgettable photographs and award-winning writing that made the SIs 50th Anniversary Book a best-seller, this lavish coffee-table volume brings to life the bone-rattling action of NFL football and the extraordinary athletes who have made it Americas true national pastime. In 256 oversized pages, The Football Book commemorates the dynasties and the dominating players, the crucial plays and classic games, the personalities and performances that propelled the NFL during SIs first 50 years of publication, from a marginal, ragtag league to the biggest game in town.

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Review: Sports Illustrated: The Football Book

User Review  - Manato - Goodreads

I read this book in 8th period. this is about great american football players. i love football so i choose this book. I have many friends of NFL player. Heiz man winner, third Heiz man winners, Favre ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jennie - Goodreads

It is difficult to write a review of this book, since it is really one of those "coffee table" books you go back to again and again, not something you read from start to finish and then put away. The ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Pete Dexter is the author of the National Book Award-winning novel Paris Trout and five other novels: God's Pocket, Deadwood, Brotherly Love, The Paperboy, and Train. He has been a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News and the Sacramento Bee, and has contributed to many magazines, including Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and Playboy. His screenplays include Rush and Mulholland Falls. Dexter was born in Michigan and raised in Georgia, Illinois, and eastern South Dakota. He lives on an island off the coast of Washington.

Rob Fleder was executive editor of Sports Illustrated and the editor of SI Books during his twenty years at Time Inc. He was the editor of Sports Illustrated 50th Anniversary Book, Sports Illustrated: The Baseball Book, Sports Illustrated: The Football Book, and Hate Mail from Cheerleaders, among other New York Times bestsellers.

Rick Reilly is the author of the novel Missing Links. His "Life of Reilly" column appears each week in Sports Illustrated. Five out of the last six years, his peers have voted him National Sportswriter of the Year. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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