Sunday, January 6, 2013

Book Ad of the Week: THE FRANCHISE (1984)

January 25, 1984

The Franchise
by Peter Gent
Villard/Random House, 1983

Peter Gent, a former wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys, scored a literary touchdown with his first novel, North Dallas Forty, which was the basis for the hit 1979 movie directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Nick Nolte and Mac Davis. A film adaptation of Gent's second novel, The Franchise, was announced but never produced.

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