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Paper Lion

George Plimpton

Paper Lion

by George Plimpton

  • 35 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Holtzman Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Football,
  • Detroit Lions (Football team)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge Plimpton
    SeriesSports classics
    ContributionsHoltzman, Jerome
    The Physical Object
    Pagination362 p.
    Number of Pages362
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26913065M
    OCLC/WorldCa382618488

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Indeed, Paper Lion is an interesting contrast to the annual television series Hard Knocks, which follows a modern NFL training camp each season.

You'd find this a hard read if you had no interest in American football, but for fans of that sport, this is a real gem/5(47). Paper Lion by George Plimpton What happens when a writer decides to play professional football in the NFL.

That is the entire joy that comes from George Plimptons timeless book, Paper Lion. Plimpton decided to write an insiders eye view of the making the team and playing in a game.4/5. Paper Lion, published inis a non-fiction book by prominent American writer George Plimpton.

InPlimpton, not a professional athlete, arranged to pitch to a lineup of baseball stars in an All-Star exhibition, presumably to answer the question, "How would the average man off of the street fare in an attempt to compete with the stars of professional sports?"Manufacturer: Stuart Millar Productions.

George Plimpton did join the Lions, and wrote the most engaging sports book of recent years (unless you can count that psychoanalytic study of Bobby Fischer).

The movie is "an amiable fiction" based on the real story, we are told. Plimpton bids his wife and editor goodbye, goes to training camp, manages to fool the players for about 24 hours, lands in some bruising.

Directed by Alex March. With Alan Alda, Lauren Hutton, Joe Schmidt, Alex Karras. Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article/10().

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With his characteristic wit, Plimpton recounts his experiences in talking his way into training camp with the Detroit Lions, practicing with the team, and taking snaps behind center. His breezy style captures the pressures and. Paper Lion is taken from the actual experiences of journalist George Plimpton.

George (Alan Alda) dons helmet and pads to play quarterback against the Detroit Lions. His experience is less-than 5/5(2).

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This glimpse into a bygone era (an era of. The book that made a legend -- and captures America's sport in detail that's never been matched, featuring a foreword by Nicholas Dawidoff and never-before-seen content from the Plimpton Archives.

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PLIMPTON, George. Paper Lion. New York, Evanston, and London: Harper & Row, (). Octavo, original pale blue cloth, original dust jacket. “Paper Lion is the best book written about pro football-maybe about any sport-because Plimpton captures with absolute fidelity how the average fan might feel given the opportunity to try out for a professional football team.”-The Saturday Review “This has been called the best book ever written about football.

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