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"Every once in a while, a book publisher comes up with a great concept for a series of books that deserves more than superficial recognition. Such a series is 'The Greatest (fill in the blank) Stories Ever Told,' anthologies that should win places on many bedside tables."--The Lexington County ChronicleAs warm weather turns cool, thoughts turn to football. When the last to"Every once in a while, a book publisher comes up with a great concept for a series of books that deserves more than superficial recognition. Such a series is 'The Greatest (fill in the blank) Stories Ever Told,' anthologies that should win places on many bedside tables."--The Lexington County ChronicleAs warm weather turns cool, thoughts turn to football. When the last touchdown is scored, the last pass made, who can help but devour the vivid descriptions of the game in books like Friday Night Lights or magazines like Sports Illustrated? In this lively anthology, fiction and nonfiction combine to offer something for every fan.Included here are winners like Robert Powell's account of ten-year-olds scrapping it out in Miami's most football-crazed neighborhood, and Ira Berkow's story about a white quarterback at a black college. Also included are the likes of Elwood Reid's shame-filled recollection of misbehavior on a college team; Buzz Bissinger's year with the Permian High School team in Odessa, Texas; and John Ed Bradley's melancholy reunion with the team he avoided for twenty years.In The Greatest Football Stories Ever Told, you'll find time-honored classics and new favorites from such authors as: H. G. Bissinger, Ira Berkow, John Ed Bradley, Michael Chabon, Bill Conlin, Don DeLillo, John Feinstein, Peter Gent, W. C. Heinz, Sally Jenkins, Arthur Kretchmer, William Nack, Jay Neugeboren, Elwood Reid, Rick Reilly, Gary Smith, John Updike, Herbert Wilner, Charles M. Young, and Robert Andrew Powell....

Title : The Greatest Football Stories Ever Told: Twenty Tales of Gridiron Glory
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ISBN : 9781592287697
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 352 Pages
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