Book Reviews of David Kopay Story

David Kopay Story
David Kopay Story
Author: David Kopay
ISBN-13: 9780553111620
ISBN-10: 0553111620
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Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell
Book Type: Paperback
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A Pro Football Player's Extraordinary Revelations About His Sexual Identity.
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Given that another professional athlete (Jason Collins) I decided to read this book, one that I had been interested in for a while. The story is heart-wrenching, although Kopay puts a positive spin on most things, including the difficulty some of his family had accepting his homosexuality. While I enjoyed the book, I was most struck by the difference in attitudes towards homosexuals in the 1970s (when the book was written) and today. The writing was not great, but worth a read, both for the story itself and as a historical reference point.