The Last Cowboy

  • by Mark Ribowsky
  • Narrated by Peter Berkrot
  • 27 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

As the coach during professional football’s most storied era, Tom Landry transformed the gridiron from a no-holds-barred battlefield to the highly-technical chess match it is today. With his trademark fedora and stoic facade, he was a man of faith and few words, for 29 years guiding “America’s Team” from laughingstock to well-oiled machine, with an unprecedented twenty consecutive winning seasons and two Super Bowl titles. Now, more than a decade after Landry’s death, acclaimed biographer Mark Ribowsky takes a fresh look at this misunderstood legend, telling us as much about our country’s obsession with football as about Landry himself, the likes of whom we’ll never see again.

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What the Critics Say

“An eloquent, honest tribute to a sports genius.” (Publishers Weekly, Best 100 Books of 2013)

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Great research!

An excellent story, with a great narrator... It gave me an important remindment of cowboy history!Dont miss it!
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- Reyes Baeza Cano

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-24-2014
  • Publisher: Recorded Books