7 edition of Walter Payton found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Genre||Juvenile literature., Biography|
|Series||Great American sports legends|
|LC Classifications||GV939.P39 T695 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005018421|
Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka dismissed the author of a controversial new book on Walter Payton as "totally gutless." Jeff Pearlman's book, which includes allegations of Payton, who died. There was a section of this book, in a chapter by one of Walter Payton's children, when the realization sunk in on how many people were impacted by Walter's career, his approach, and his untimely death. The author was at the airport talking to a family who had flown to Chicago for Payton's funeral, and were talking amongst themselves at how odd /5(6).
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Walter Payton aka “Sweetness” was one of the most explosive and astonishing players to ever play the game of football. Over his career, he was selected to nine different Pro Bowls, held numerous NFL records including most rushing yards in history until Emmitt Smith surpassed him in , and over his thirteen-year career only missed one : Saundarya Mehra. Walter Payton, Chicago, IL. 1,, likes talking about this. com lowers: M.
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Never Die Easy: The Autobiography of Walter Payton by Payton, Walter Published by Villard 1st (first) edition () Hardcover. If Walter Payton, flawed but fascinating human being, intrigues you, read it. You might come away with a greater appreciation." —The New York Times If Walter Payton, magnificent football player and Chicago treasure, is enough for you, ignore the book and cherish your memories.
If Walter Payton, flawed but fascinating human being, intrigues /5(). Walter Payton was not just a football hero; he was America's hero. Never Die Easy is Walter Payton's autobiography, told from the heart.
Growing up poor in Mississippi, he took up football to get girls' attention, and went on to become a Black College All-American at tiny Jackson State (during which time he was also a finalist in a Soul Train dance contest)/5(). According to the book, in Payton visited dentist offices complaining of tooth pain.
He secured several prescriptions for morphine but raised red flags with at least one pharmacist, who called. Walter Payton is the author of Never Die Easy ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Sweetness ( avg rating, 83 ratings, 14 re Home My Books/5.
As for Payton's year marriage to Connie, Pearlman says that "it was a union solely in name." From the excerpt: Walter's extramarital dalliances were becoming common knowledge throughout Chicago. The book, “Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton,” alleges that Payton abused pain-killers and nitrous oxide, considered suicide and for years kept a mistress.
It goes on sale Oct. Walter Payton's infidelity is front and center in a new book about his life. Book excerpts focus on a complicated scene at Payton's Hall of Fame induction.
His. Walter Jerry Payton (J – November 1, ) was an American professional football player who was a running back for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) for 13 seasons.
Payton was known around the NFL as "Sweetness".A nine-time Pro Bowl selectee, Payton is remembered as a prolific rusher, once holding records for career rushing yards, College: Jackson State. To me, Walter Payton was the greatest football player in the history of the NFL based on this book and what people say about him.
As stated above, “Never Die Easy” is a non-fictional and autobiographical book about Walter Payton. This book is organized by the chapters of his life/5.
I really thought this book was helpful when looking for information about Walter Payton. The book offered an introduction introducing who Walter was, chapters about his schooling experience, the coaches he encountered along the way, his experience coming to the Chicago Bears, statistics of his football career, various facts and pictures, and at the very end a timeline summing up the whole book/5.
If Walter Payton, flawed but fascinating human being, intrigues you, read it. You might come away with a greater appreciation." —The New York Times If Walter Payton, magnificent football player and Chicago treasure, is enough for you, ignore the book and cherish your memories.
If Walter Payton, flawed but fascinating human being, intrigues /5(40). "If Walter Payton, magnificent football player and Chicago treasure, is enough for you, ignore the book and cherish your memories.
If Walter Payton, flawed but fascinating human being, intrigues you, read it. You might come away with a greater appreciation" -- New York Times/5().
Walter Payton, the most successful running back ever, knows that everyone—even the very best—gets knocked down. The key to success is to get up and run again just as hard.
- Jeff Quandt. From Irving Wallace, Book of Lists, This is the most painful book of my career. This is the most joyful book of my career. I entered this project with a love of Walter Payton. He was one of my childhood heroes; a man whose poster hung on my wall. Back in the s, playing football in Brian Cennamo’s backyard, I was either Billy Sims, Ricky Bell, Freeman McNeil or Walter Payton.
Nicknamed "Sweetness," Walter Payton was a star running back for the Chicago Bears, establishing multiple records and earning nine Pro Bowl selections during his Hall of Fame : That was the Walter Payton way of of the book is penned by Payton, but several parts are written by members of his family as well as friends and coaches, such as Matt Suey and Mike Ditka.
Walter's entire life is represented here, from his early days in Columbia, Mississippi to the Chicago Bears to the illness that led to his death at such a young 5/5(5).
Walter Payton’s widow is reacting to the new tell-all book about the Bears legend, including a story about how she and Payton’s extramarital girlfriend were both. Never Die Easy is Walter Payton's autobiography, told from the heart.
Growing up poor in Mississippi, he took up football to get girls' attention, and went on to become a Black College All-American at tiny Jackson State (during which time he was also a finalist in a Soul Train dance contest)/5(33). A new book on football star Walter Payton claims that the Hall of Fame inductee running back abused drugs, had affairs, and threatened to commit suicide.
Sports author Jeff Pearlman’s book. Sweetness book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The first definitive biography of Chicago Bears superstar Walter Payton.Though some of Walter Payton’s (–) records have been broken since his retirement, his image as a gridiron hero, and arguably football’s greatest-ever running back, has endured.
Pearlman’s book provides much to enhance that image, and a bit to tarnish it as : Jeff Pearlman.The definitive biography of Chicago Bears superstar Walter the twelve years since his death from cancer, Walter Payton’s legend has only grown in magnitude.
The Hall of Fame running back, who broke Jim Brown’s all-time NFL rushing mark, appeared in nine Pro Bowls, won a Super Bowl ring with the Chicago Bears, and is still revered throughout the .