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North Dallas forty.

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Professional sports -- Fiction, Football players -- Fiction, Dallas (Tex.) -- Fi

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GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G33 No, PS3557.E45 No
The Physical Object
Pagination314 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5414238M
ISBN 100688001831
LC Control Number73005815
OCLC/WorldCa683070

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Protagonist Phil Elliott tells the story of the Dallas Cowboys of the 60s who party, drink, use drugs, womanize, endure terrible pain, suffer racism, and feel fear/5.

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Of course, it is a reprisal of the characters we met in the original ND40 but quite a few years have passed and the lives of the main characters are not quite the same as they were/5. North Dallas Forty is a American based sports comedy-drama movie starring Nick Nolte, Mac Davis, and G.

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The movie was directed by Ted Kotcheff and was based on the best-selling novel by Peter Gent. Directed by Ted Kotcheff. With Nick Nolte, Charles Durning, Mac Davis, Dayle Haddon. A semi-fictional account of life as a professional (American-style) football player.

Loosely based on the Dallas Cowboys team of the early s/10(K). This sequel to Gent's very funny look behind the scenes of professional football, North Dallas Forty, is not what you'd expect. Most of the major characters are. North Dallas Forty - Kindle edition by Gent, Peter. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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"North Dallas Forty," the movie version of an autobiographical novel written by former Dallas Cowboy receiver Pete Gent, came to the silver screen in The other night, the author of "North Dallas Forty" went to see his movie - for the fifth time in four days.

His movie, and the novel it is taken from, are a pro football parable of drugs and pain.

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"North Dallas Forty" uses pro football as a fascinating, idiosyncratic setting for a traditional moral conflict between Elliott, a cooperative but nonconforming loner and figues of authority who.

Peter Gent, a receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the s whose best-selling novel “North Dallas Forty” portrayed professional football as. Published inNorth Dallas Forty was a fictional contribution to the radical critique of pro football memoirs being written by Dave Meggyesy, Bernie Parrish, Johnny Sample, and.

North Dallas Forty A very savvy, film directed by Ted Kotcheff (First Blood) dealing with the seamier side of professional football. Phillip Elliott and Maxwell (Nick Nolte and Mac Davis, respectively) are players for a Texas football team loosely based on the championship Dallas.

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Offers. The North Dallas Forty book series by Peter Gent includes books North Dallas Forty (Hall of Fame Edition, No. 1) and North Dallas after Forty.

See the complete North Dallas Forty series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.‘‘North Dallas Forty,’’ Pete Gent, Wide receiver Gent was a Cowboys teammate of Rentzel’s.

His novel is a rebellious, scathing takedown of ‘‘America’s Team.’’.Peter Gent, 69, a onetime wide receiver with the Dallas Cowboys, whose novel, “North Dallas Forty,” exposed the drug use, hypocrisy and pervasive pain in .