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    DescriptionMore than any other sports figure, Vince Lombardi transformed football into a metaphor of the American experience. The son of an Italian immigrant butcher, Lombardi toiled for twenty frustrating years as a high school coach and then as an assistant at Fordham, West Point, and the New York Giants before his big break came at age forty-six with the chance to coach a struggling team in snowbound Wisconsin. His leadership of the Green Bay Packers to five world championships in nine seasons is the most storied period in NFL history. Lombardi became a living legend, a symbol to many of leadership, discipline, perseverance, and teamwork, and to others of an obsession with winning. In "When Pride Still Mattered, " Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Maraniss captures the myth and the man, football, God, and country in a thrilling biography destined to become an American classic.


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    Title
    When Pride Still Mattered
    Subtitle
    A Life of Vince Lombardi
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Maraniss
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 541
    Width: 159 mm
    Height: 235 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 658 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780684870182
    ISBN 10: 0684870185
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.4
    BIC subject category V2: BGS
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    BISAC V2.8: BIO016000
    B&T Approval Code: P09250000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SPO015000
    B&T Approval Code: A09302040
    DC22: 796.332/092
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: GV939.L6 M37 2000B, GV939.L6 M
    Thema V1.0: DNBS
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster Australia
    Imprint name
    Simon & Schuster Australia
    Publication date
    30 September 2000
    Publication City/Country
    East Roseville
    Review quote
    Tim Long "The Miami Herald" A masterly biography....A finely crafted, multifaceted portrait of a life driven by obsession.