Playing for Pizza

A Novel
Product Number: EB00157499
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307576118
Publisher: Dell
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Rick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game. With a seventeen-point lead and just minutes to go, Rick provides what is arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he becomes a national laughingstock—and is immediately cut by the Browns and shunned by all other teams. But all Rick knows is football, and he insists that his agent find a team that needs him. Against enormous odds, Rick finally gets a job—as the starting quarterback for the Mighty Panthers...?f Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately want a former NFL player—any former NFL player—at their helm. And now they've got Rick, who knows nothing about Parma (not even where it is) and doesn't speak a word of Italian. To say that Italy—the land of fine wines, extremely small cars, and football americano—holds a few surprises for Rick Dockery would be something of an understatement. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.

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Author(s): John Grisham
Original Publish Date: Mar 16, 2010

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Author(s): John Grisham
Narrator(s): Christopher Evan Welch
Product Number Z100011967
Released: Sep 24, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415946640

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