For the past sixty years, Joe Paterno remains at Penn State, having scaled the heights of his profession, winning more than 400 games, a pair of national championships and nationwide respect for the program he built and sustained. In this exciting new biography, author Frank Fitzpatrick chronicles the life and career of the winningest coach in Division 1 football history.
Frank Fitzpatrick is the author of three other books, including And the Walls Came Tumbling Down: Kentucky, Texas Western, and the Game that Changed American Sports and The Lion in Autumn: A Season with Joe Paterno and Penn State Football. A longtime sportswriter at the Philadelphia Inquirer, he was a finalist for a 2001 Pulitzer Prize and has won numerous local and national awards. He lives in Malvern, Pennsylvania.