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The Resource Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman, (eAudio)

Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman, (eAudio)

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Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton
Title
Sweetness
Title remainder
the enigmatic life of Walter Payton
Statement of responsibility
Jeff Pearlman
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Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
At five feet ten inches tall, running back Walter Payton 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. Drawing from interviews with more than seven hundred sources, acclaimed sportswriter Jeff Pearlman has crafted 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 thirteen-year NFL career, Sweetness brims with stories of all-American heroism and covers Payton's life on and off the field. Set against the backdrop of the tragic illness that cut his life short at just forty-five years of age, this is a stirring tribute to a singular icon and the lasting legacy he made
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Pearlman, Jeff
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not applicable
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Malcolm Hillgartner
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  • Hillgartner, Malcolm
  • hoopla digital
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Football players
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman, (eAudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10025162
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 50 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781455132164
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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digital.
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10025162
Publisher number
MWT10025162
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Sweetness : the enigmatic life of Walter Payton, Jeff Pearlman, (eAudio)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10025162
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (18hr., 50 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455132164
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10025162
Publisher number
MWT10025162
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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