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About Three Bricks Shy: And The Load Filled Up Paperback – Deluxe Edition, July 25, 2004
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Not merely is Three Bricks’ funny, smart, perceptive and winning, there’s also a lovely quality about it that, for all the ferocity of the gridiron and the profanity of some of its language, I’d call gentleness. It’s a book about men in groups, this particular group being one that plays a very rough game, and it’s actually far less about football than about people.”
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"Both a literary and journalistic masterpiece. . . . At last, a superb and superbly hilarious writer has gone deep beneath the surface of the sport and wrenched the truth from it."
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"Richly worded, highly affectionate, frequently reflective, sometimes indiscreet. . . . One of the best sports books of its kind."-Library Journal
"Both a literary and journalistic masterpiece. . . . At last, a superb and superbly hilarious writer has gone deep beneath the surface of the sport and wrenched the truth from it."-Dan Jenkins, author of Semi-Tough
"Raucous, affectionate, bawdy, and hilarious."-Washington Post
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but if you can get past the fact that you might have to read several sentences, maybe even paragraphs, an extra time or two to be sure what the author means, this is one great story.
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I wasn't crazy bout this book with the Stell Curtain.
Very Boring- would not recommend it.
Some editing would have been helpful. Also, I thought the author was too involve in the antidotes - as if he needed additional filler to supplement what little he was getting from... Read morePublished 15 months ago by oaktown55