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Mark Ribowsky

Mark Ribowsky is a New York Times acclaimed, best-selling author of fifteen books, including biographies of Tom Landry, Al Davis, Hank Williams, and most recently, In the Name of the Father: Family, Football, and the Manning Dynasty. He lives in Florida.lorida.

Books by Mark Ribowsky

  1. Book CoverDreams to Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and the Transformation of Southern Soul


    “Evokes the fire of Redding. . . . Ribowsky tells the story with nonstop energy, while always probing for the larger social and musical pictures.” —New York Times Book ReviewMore

  2. Book CoverHoward Cosell: The Man, the Myth, and the Transformation of American Sports


    “Brilliant . . . entertaining . . . a thought-provoking portrayal of the multi-faceted Howard Cosell in all his glory and enmity.”—Don Ohlmeyer, Wall Street JournalMore

  3. Book CoverIn the Name of the Father: Family, Football, and the Manning Dynasty


    The story of America’s most sacred and carefully constructed football dynasty is revealed in this unflinching family portrait.More

  4. Book CoverThe Last Cowboy: A Life of Tom Landry


    A Publisher's Weekly Best Book of 2013

    An action-packed biography of a man, his team, and the league he helped create—in the tradition of Maraniss’s When Pride Still Mattered.More

  5. Book CoverShula: The Coach of the NFL's Greatest Generation


    Spanning seven decades, the notorious loss of Super Bowl III, and an historic undefeated season with the Dolphins, Shula is the definitive biography of a coaching legend.More