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How much would you risk to turn your life around?


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RT TOP PICK! What if your prime suspects in a hefty art theft are two men you simply can't resist?


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In Nashville the music is louder, the dreams are bigger, and love can bring a cowboy to his knees.


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A broken promise, a terrifying legacy



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Also by Roy Simmons:

Out of Bounds, December 2005
Hardcover

Out of Bounds
Roy Simmons

Memoir from the second NFL player to come out as gay and first HIV +

Carroll & Graf
December 2005
260 pages
ISBN: 0786716819
Hardcover
$26.00
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Non-Fiction Memoir

The second NFL player ever to come out as gay and the first ever to come out as HIV-positive, Roy Simmons was an up-and-coming star offensive lineman who quit football after just four years rather than be exposed as gay. Out of Bounds tells his compelling story-from his rape at age 10 to being plucked from his poor Southern background to join the NFL, from his first taste of pro football fame and sudden enormous wealth to his fast-paced, no holds barred nightlife of heavy drugs and countless sexual encounters with women and men. Simmons led a roller-coaster life that peaked in the late 1980s with his playing in the Superbowl. Ultimately, however, reckless living left him penniless, friendless, and on the brink of suicide. Finally in 1992, Simmons tapped the courage to come out as gay on national TV--then coming out as HIV-positive 10 years later--leading him to a healthy path of sobriety and self-acceptance.

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