War Without Death: A Year of Extreme Competition in Pro Football

War Without Death: A Year of Extreme Competition in Pro Football

by Mark Maske
     
 

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In this masterpiece of sports reportage, Washington Post staff writer Mark Maske-one of the most respected journalists working both on and off the field-draws on unprecedented access to produce a behind-the-scenes look at the NFL's bitterest rivals: the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants, Washington Redskins, and Dallas Cowboys. Relentlessly reported

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In this masterpiece of sports reportage, Washington Post staff writer Mark Maske-one of the most respected journalists working both on and off the field-draws on unprecedented access to produce a behind-the-scenes look at the NFL's bitterest rivals: the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants, Washington Redskins, and Dallas Cowboys. Relentlessly reported from the leadership level, War Without Death delivers all the dramatic personality conflicts and unexpected changes in personnel and fortune, creating a complete narrative of four intensely competitive organizations locked in a steel-cage match with each other over the course of a year-nothing less than nirvana for sports fans.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“What makes this book compelling is Maske’s focus on the personalities that shape a team’s policies and performance.”—The Washington Post Book World

“If you enjoy pro football and wonderful reporting and writing, this is a book you have to read.”—John Feinstein, bestselling author of Next Man Up: A Year Behind the Lines of the NFL

“A page-turner you won’t be able to put down.”—Peter King, Sports Illustrated, HBO, NBC Sports

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143113966
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/26/2008
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
“What makes this book compelling is Maske’s focus on the personalities that shape a team’s policies and performance.”—The Washington Post Book World

“If you enjoy pro football and wonderful reporting and writing, this is a book you have to read.”—John Feinstein, bestselling author of Next Man Up: A Year Behind the Lines of the NFL

“A page-turner you won’t be able to put down.”—Peter King, Sports Illustrated, HBO, NBC Sports

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