|Title||Playing for Pizza||Height||176 mm|
|Author||John Grisham||Width||110 mm|
|ISBN-10||0440244714||Spine Width||21 mm|
|Publisher||Dell Publishing Company||Pages||308|
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Playing for Pizza
Author: John Grisham
Rick Dockery was the third-string quarterback for the Cleveland Browns. In the AFC Championship game, to the surprise and dismay of virtually everyone, Rick actually got into the game. With a 17-point lead and just minutes to go, Rick provided what was arguably the worst single performance in the history of the NFL. Overnight, he became a national laughingstockand was 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 jobas the starting quarterback for the Mighty Panthers . . . of Parma, Italy. The Parma Panthers desperately want a former NFL playerany former NFL playerat their helm. And now theyve got Rick, who knows nothing about Parma (not even where it is) and doesnt speak a word of Italian. To say that Italythe land of fine wines, extremely small cars, and football americanoholds a few surprises for Rick Dockery would be something of an understatement. . . .