By Stefan Fatsis
In Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis invaded the insular global of aggressive Scrabble avid gamers, eventually attaining an expert-level score. Now, in his new booklet, he infiltrates a strikingly diverse subculture-pro soccer. After greater than a 12 months of education, Fatsis molded his fortyish physique into one who may perhaps 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 crew and its gamers, and drawing on his personal own event, Fatsis with wry candor and hard-won empathy unveils the brain of the fashionable professional athlete and the workings of a storied activities franchise as no author has before.
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