Today's Book to Movies Monday remembers author Peter Gent, who died last week.
Peter's 1973 book North Dallas Forty became a huge hit of a movie in 1979 starring Nick Nolte, Mac Davis and Charles Durning. You can read Peter Gent's obituary here.
And here's the movie poster...remember folks, it was the 70s.
Book cover: William Morrow, movie poster Paramount