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Joe Paterno

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Hyman, Mervin D. and Gordon S. White. Joe Paterno: "Football My Way." New York: MacMillan, 1978.

"Joe Paterno." Newsmakers 1995, Issue 4. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Research, 1995.

O'Brien, Michael. No Ordinary Joe: The Biography of Joe Paterno. Rutledge Hill Press, 1998.

Paterno, George. Joe Paterno: The Coach From Byzantium. Sagamore Publishing, 1997.

Paterno, Joe and Bernard Asbell. The Paterno Principle. Random House, 1989.

Paterno, Joe and Bernard Asbell. Paterno: By the Book. Berkeley Publishing, 1991.

Paterno, Joe and Mickey Bergstein. Penn State Sports Stories and More. Rb Books, 2000.

Paterno, Joe and Bob Reade. Coaching Football Successfully. Human Kinetics Press, 1993.

Paterno, Joe and Brice Durbin. Portrait of an Athlete. Human Kinetics Press, 1991.

Paterno, Joe and L. Budd Thalman. Quotable Joe: Words of Wisdom by and About Joe Paterno, College Football's Coaching Icon. Towlehouse Publishers, 2000.

Werley, Kenneth. Joe Paterno, Penn State and College Football—What You Never Knew. University of New Haven Press, 2001.


Bamberger, Michael. "What's Up With Joe Pa?" Sports Illustrated (October 28, 2002): 50.

Benestad, J. Brian. "Paterno on Vergil: educating for service." America (April 2, 1994): 15.

Bradley, Michael. "No ordinary Joe." Sporting News (October 29, 2001): 20.

Burgess, Jack. "For Football's &Joe Pa,' Third Time's the Charm." Insight on the News (October 4, 1999): 32.

Dienhart, Tom. "Paterno Won't Coast Into Retirement." Sporting News (June 3, 2002): 60.

Reilly, Rick. "The Wins That Really Count." Sports Illustrated (November 13, 2000): 100.

Reilly, Rick. "Not an Ordinary Joe." Sports Illustrated (December 22, 1986): 64.


Barra, Allen. "When it's time to go." salon.com. http://www.salon.com (January 20, 2003).

"Meet Coach Paterno." Pennsylvania State University website. http://www.psu.edu/sports/football/Paterno/paternobio.html (January 22, 2003).

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