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No Ordinary Joe: The Biography of Joe Paterno

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Author Michael O'Brien authoritatively paints the consummate Paterno portrait, the result of more than ten years of work that included 137 interviews and study of 150 previously published works. Paperback includes an epilogue that reviews the 1998 season in which Paterno won his landmark 300th career victory.
ebook, 368 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Thomas Nelson Publishers (first published September 1st 1998)
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The history of the football sections was too lean for my liking. The childhood years were interesting, but dragged on a bit. If you're not a PSU fan, you'll probably get bored quickly.
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Michael O'Brien is professor of American intellectual history at the University of Cambridge.
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