SOURCE: Da Capo Press

August 07, 2009 08:32 ET

Councilmember Bernard Parks to Appear With Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 7, 2009) -


WHAT      Two Book Signings for Hall of Fame Quarterback Warren Moon's
          autobiography NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAM

EVENT 1   Sunday, August 16, 2009 1:00PM
          EsoWon Books 4331 Degnan Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90008
          Warren Moon, Hall of Fame Quarterback
          Introduction by Bernard Parks, Los Angeles City Councilmember
          for the Eighth Council District and Warren Moon's youth football
          coach

EVENT 2   Monday, August 17, 2009 7:00PM
          Borders Books 9301 Tampa Avenue Northridge, CA 91324
          Warren Moon, Hall of Fame Quarterback

MEDIA     Media will be able to photograph/interview Warren Moon

ABOUT THE BOOK

NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAM: My Journey
Warren Moon with Don Yaeger
ISBN: 978-0306-81824-0

The inspiring story of the only player ever inducted into both the Pro Football and Canadian Football Halls of Fame.

With a cannon for an arm and a stoic confidence that would become his trademark, Moon pursued his dream of playing quarterback even when several coaches tried to dissuade him.

In his senior year at the University of Washington, Moon took his underdog Huskies to a Rose Bowl victory over Big-10 powerhouse Michigan. But even that wasn't enough to convince teams that Moon could quarterback in the NFL, so he went north and signed with the Edmonton Eskimos, leading them to five consecutive championships. Later he got his shot with the NFL, playing for seventeen years with the Houston Oilers, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, and Kansas City Chiefs, and retiring as one of the greatest quarterbacks ever to play the game.

In NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAM, Warren Moon talks about his career and his life off the field. The book is an unforgettable account of the many challenges and doubts Moon overcame to become the first and only African-American quarterback inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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