Publisher: Turner Pub
Publication Date: 1995
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Inscribed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition
1st printing of the 1st edition; fine in fine dust jacket. SIGNED by Green & INSCRIBED to the late Los Angeles sports personality Irv Kaze. NFL All-pro lineman, turned broadcaster, turned novelist, pens ".an intricate, riveting thriller of a sports hero abruptly plunged into a bewildering maze of greed, passion, international intrigue, and sudden, shocking violence." 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1114762945
Synopsis: A former pro-football player delivers a high-scoring thriller about a pro-football player for the Texas Outlaws who, through the intrigues of his beautiful wife, becomes the target of a ring of ruthless international arms dealers.
About the Author: His writing career began at Syracuse University where he was a Rossman Scholar for Humanities, a Syracuse Scholar, An NCAA Top Six Scholar, Phi Beta Kappa, and co-valedictorian of his class. While studying English Literature, Tim became acquainted with the renown minimalist, Raymond Carver, and had the opportunity to study under the award-winning writer and professor, Tobias Wolff. During his studies, Tim also played football for the Syracuse Orangemen with a career that included a consensus All-American honors as well as his recent induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. In 1986, he was selected in the first round of the NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons where he was a star defensive end for eight years. During his NFL career, Green began his thirteen-year career as a commentator for National Public Radio, wrote columns for USA Today, and received his law degree with honors at Syracuse University. Because of his accomplishments both Sports Illustrated and the Los Angeles Times have called Tim Green the "Renaissance Man" of sports. After his playing career, Tim spent eleven years as an NFL analyst for FOX Sports and recently hosted FOX's nationally syndicated news magazine, A Current Affair. His other broadcast experiences have included ABC Good Morning America's legal commentator, Court TV's Pros and Cons, host of FOX Sports Net's Emmy nominated show NFL TOTAL ACCESS, and Comedy Central's Battlebots. Tim lives with his wife, Illyssa, and their four children in upstate New York where he is working on his
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