By Stefan Fatsis
In Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis invaded the insular global of aggressive Scrabble gamers, eventually attaining an expert-level rating. Now, in his new ebook, he infiltrates a strikingly various subculture-pro soccer. After greater than a 12 months of education, Fatsis molded his fortyish physique into one who may stand up-barely-to the pains of NFL education. And for 3 months he grew to become a placekicker for the Denver Broncos. profiting from exceptional entry to an NFL workforce and its gamers, and drawing on his personal own adventure, Fatsis with wry candor and hard-won empathy unveils the brain of the trendy professional athlete and the workings of a storied activities franchise as no author has before.
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A Few Seconds of Panic: A Sportswriter Plays in the NFL by Stefan Fatsis