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Between The Lies $24.95

By Marv Levy


When does the End Zone Justify the Means?

The Los Angeles Leopards and the Portland Pioneers are on a collision course toward the Super Bowl Championship. One team is led by a take-no-prisoners head coach; the other by a cerebral, slow-and-steady coach who has been thrust into the spotlight because of a tragedy. A tense showdown is about to unfold before the world’s football fans.

But along the way to the championship game, something bad happens: the very integrity of the game comes within a yard of ruin!

In his thrilling new work of fiction—Between the Lies—Hall of Fame Coach and New York Times best-selling author Marv Levy takes us on a journey through the NFL like we’ve never seen before. Through the eyes of a memorable cast of characters, many of whom are based on real football players, coaches, general managers, and owners, we get to see professional football from the inside.

And we get to see the game’s underbelly, where rules are bent or broken, lies are used as promises, and the integrity of the game hangs in the balance.

Between the Lies is filled with the kind of intimate knowledge that only a Hall of Fame coach could possess.

It is a must-read for fans of the NFL and for all of us who ever wondered what goes on inside the sanctity of the locker room.

This book, of Sports Fiction, follows Coach Levy’s New York Times Best-Selling autobiography—Where Else Would You Rather Be?

Marv’s infectious personality shines through every page. You will laugh out loud, curse out loud, and cheer out loud




Between The Lies

By Marv Levy

$24.95
AUTHOR INFORMATION:

Marv Levy has always been unlike any other football coach. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate—and holder of a master’s degree in English history from Harvard— he has combined brains and brawn in a unique way.

After coaching in the college ranks at Coe College, the University of New Mexico, the University of California (Berkeley), and the College of William & Mary, Coach Levy won two Grey Cup championships with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He then worked his way through the NFL ranks, eventually leading the Buffalo Bills to four consecutive Super Bowl appearances.

He was named Coach of the Year twice, in 1988 and 1995, and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001.

His legendary good nature and grand sense of humor are frequently on display in popular television beer commercials.

His biography, Where Else Would You Rather Be, reached New York Times Best-Seller status in 2004. This is his first work of fiction.


TESTIMONIALS:

"The beauty of Marv Levy is that he was much more than a Hall of Fame football coach.  His kindness, perception, sense of humor, and overall keen mind combined to make Marv one of my favorite all-time people.  Now....he's combined all of this by putting pen to paper to create "Between the Lies."  It's a perfect combination, whether or not you remember his Super Bowl Buffalo Bills teams.  He even has a bunch of nicknames that, of course, make me chuckle!"

Chris Berman
Senior ESPN Analyst


"Marv Levy is not only a Hall of Fame football coach, but he is also a Hall of Fame communicator. His book, Between the Lies, will give readers a real behind-the-scenes look at the world of professional football. Marv spent four decades in professional football, and he shares insights from those experiences in a fun, fast-paced, and interesting way.

Tony Dungy
Super Bowl winning Coach


Coach Levy has been my mentor and my friend.  The lessons I have learned from him on and off the field have proven to be invaluable. Not only has he taught me how to be successful on the gridiron, but he has taught me how to be successful in the most important game of all . . .
The  game of life.

Bruce Smith
All time sack leader and Hall of Famer


“Having covered Marv Levy for all of his 12 seasons as coach of the Buffalo Bills, I came to know him not only as a tremendous coach, but also as a superb wordsmith. His considerable writing talent shines through on every page of his highly entertaining book. Although this story is the product of Marv’s imagination, it contains a great deal of actual, behind-the-scenes perspective that readers will find fascinating as they follow the drama and humor in the telling of his ‘fifth’ Super Bowl experience.”

Vic Carucci, New York Times best-selling author & Senior Columnist, NFL.com

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6" x 9" Hard cover with full color dust jacket
304
English

September 2011
978-0-9830619-3-9

US $24.95 Canada $29.95
*Cover subject to change

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