The Resource Gunslinger : the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre, Jeff Pearlman

Gunslinger : the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre, Jeff Pearlman

Label
Gunslinger : the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre
Title
Gunslinger
Title remainder
the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Pearlman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Gunslinger tells Brett Favre|s story for the first time, drawing on more than five hundred interviews, including many from the people closest to Favre. Jeff Pearlman charts an unparalleled journey from his rough rural childhood and lackluster high school football career to landing the last scholarship at Southern Mississippi to a car accident that nearly took his life. Favre clawed back, getting drafted into the NFL by the Atlanta Falcons, then finding his way to Green Bay, where he restored the Packers to greatness and inspired a fan base as passionate as any in the game. Yet he struggled with demons: addiction, infidelity, the loss of his father, and a fraught, painfully prolonged exit from the game he loved, a game he couldn|t bear to leave,"--Amazon.com
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pearlman, Jeff
Dewey number
  • 796.332092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV939.F29
LC item number
P43 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Favre, Brett
  • Football players
Target audience
adult
Label
Gunslinger : the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre, Jeff Pearlman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 384-415) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginning -- Childhood -- High school -- Varsity blues -- College-bound -- The man -- Legend -- Near death -- Senioritis -- Hotlanta -- Arrival -- A Packer emerges -- God and the devil -- The wheels fall off -- High and dry -- Super Bowl -- Low -- Something about -- Chewed up -- Big Irv -- Heir apparent -- McCarthyism -- Soap -- J-E-T-S -- A Norse god -- A saintly beating
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 432 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544454378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932050606
  • 1509955
  • (OCoLC)ocn932050606
  • 1509955
Label
Gunslinger : the remarkable, improbable, iconic life of Brett Favre, Jeff Pearlman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 384-415) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginning -- Childhood -- High school -- Varsity blues -- College-bound -- The man -- Legend -- Near death -- Senioritis -- Hotlanta -- Arrival -- A Packer emerges -- God and the devil -- The wheels fall off -- High and dry -- Super Bowl -- Low -- Something about -- Chewed up -- Big Irv -- Heir apparent -- McCarthyism -- Soap -- J-E-T-S -- A Norse god -- A saintly beating
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 432 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780544454378
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)932050606
  • 1509955
  • (OCoLC)ocn932050606
  • 1509955

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