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Sweetness: the enigmatic life of Walter Payton

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Grouping Titlesweetness the enigmatic life of walter payton
Grouping Authorjeff pearlman
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-25 07:30:39AM
Last Indexed2020-09-25 07:43:23AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9781592406531

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display_descriptionThe first definitive biography of Chicago Bears superstar Walter Payton.

At five feet ten inches tall, running back Walter Peyton 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.

Crafted from interviews with more than 700 sources, acclaimed sportswriter Jeff Pearlman has produced 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 twelve-year NFL career, Sweetness brims with stories of all-American heroism, and covers Payton's life off the field as well. Set against the backdrop of the tragic illness that cut his life short at just forty- six years of age, this is a stirring tribute to a singular icon and the lasting legacy he made.

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subject_facetFootball players -- United States -- Biography
Payton, Walter, -- 1954-1999
title_displaySweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton
title_fullSweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton / Jeff Pearlman
Sweetness The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton
title_subthe enigmatic life of Walter Payton
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Football players
Payton, Walter
Sports & Recreations