By Stefan Fatsis
In Word Freak, Stefan Fatsis invaded the insular international of aggressive Scrabble gamers, finally reaching an expert-level rating. Now, in his new publication, he infiltrates a strikingly varied subculture-pro soccer. After greater than a 12 months of education, Fatsis molded his fortyish physique into one who may possibly stand up-barely-to the trials 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 avid gamers, and drawing on his personal own event, 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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