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'North Dallas Forty' at 30

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'North Dallas Forty' at 30

'North Dallas Forty' at 30

'North Dallas Forty' at 30

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NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Peter Gent, author of North Dallas Forty — a fictional look at the world of pro football based on Gent's experience as a player with the 1960s Dallas Cowboys. The novel has been re-issued — 30 years later — as a Sport Classic book.