"THE DALLAS COWBOYS stands as the clear-cut bio of a city and also a football team."-- Dallas Early morning Information
From Dandy Don Meredith and also Roger Staubach to the 3 mid-nineties Super Bowls won by the unsurpassable triad of Troy Aikman, Michael Irvin, and also Emmitt Smith to TO, Tony Romo, and also the flashy daytime soap team of today, the Dallas Cowboys have actually been the NFL's star franchise business for greater than HALF A CENTURY. Love them or despise them, the Cowboys are commonly celebrated as "America's Team."
However the Cowboys have actually never ever been almost football. With their oil baron roots, self-important, ego-driven proprietor, players that cannot stay out of the papers, a palatial new house that establishes the standard for modern sporting activities stadiums, fans as passionate as cheerleaders, and also cheerleaders that are as famous as the team itself, the Cowboys have actually become a touchstone of American popular culture.Joe Nick Patoski plumbings system all these tales in a book that is an abundant, occasionally opprobrious, always entertaining picture of a time, an area, and also an irreplaceable team.