#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Rick Dockery is the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually gets into the game. With a seventeen-point lead and just minutes to go, Rick provides what is arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he becomes a national laughingstockaand is immediately cut by the Browns and shunned by all other teams. But all Rick knows is football, and he insists that his agent find a team that needs him. Against enormous odds, Rick finally gets a jobaas the starting quarterback for the Mighty Panthers . . . of Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately want a former NFL playeraany former NFL playeraat their helm. And now theyave got Rick, who knows nothing about Parma (not even where it is) and doesnat speak a word of Italian. To say that Italyathe land of fine wines, extremely small cars, and football americanoaholds a few surprises for Rick Dockery would be something of an understatement. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grisham's The Litigators.BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from John Grishama#39;s The Litigators.
|Title||:||Playing for Pizza|
|Publisher||:||Dell - 2010-03-16|