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Fighting Back Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of Fighting Back

Rocky Bleier, a physically marginal but emotionally and intellectually superior running back from Notre Dame is drafted first by the Pittsburgh Steelers and then -- by Uncle Sam. At war he nearly loses a foot to a grenade. This is the account of Rocky's "fight back" from having been told that he "might walk normally again with a lot of therapy" to playing on and running for the Pittsburgh Steelers, ultimately to a successful participation in the Super Bowl.
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Plot & Themes

Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Struggle with    -   physical disability/sickness Sports story?    -   football Sports story    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   sports figure Ethnicity    -   White

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   challenged    -   like laughing If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 16-Adult Pictures/Illustrations?    -   More 6-10 B&W

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