When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi

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Simon & Schuster
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6.1 X 9.1 X 1.4 inches | 1.28 pounds
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About the Author

David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post and a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University. He has won two Pulitzer Prizes for journalism and was a finalist three other times. Among his bestselling books are biographies of Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Roberto Clemente, and Vince Lombardi, and a trilogy about the 1960s--Rome 1960; Once in a Great City (winner of the RFK Book Prize); and They Marched into Sunlight (winner of the J. Anthony Lukas Prize and Pulitzer Finalist in History).


"Forges a near-perfect synthesis of fine writing and fascinating material. May be the best sports biography ever published."--Ron Fimrite "Sports Illustrated "
"A superb book, one of the best on football that we have."--Michael Oriard "The Philadelphia Inquirer "
"A masterly biography. . . . A finely crafted, multifaceted portrait of a life driven by obsession."--Tim Long "The Miami Herald "
"Both the reach of the research and the grasp of Lombardi's character are impressive. It is a wonderful work."--Lester Munson "Chicago Tribune "
"An astonishingly good book. . . . A triumph, a classic American biography."--Robert W. Creamer "The Washington Post Book World "
"A monumental biography."--Michael Bauman "Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "
"It is simply a superb biography."--Bill Brashler "Chicago Sun-Times "