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Friday night lights : a town, a team, and a dream

Author: Buzz Bissinger
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1990] ©1990
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa--the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the hopes and dreams of this small, dusty town going. Socially and racially divided, its fragile economy follows the treacherous boom-bust path of the oil business. In bad times, the unemployment rate barrels out of control; in  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Buzz Bissinger
ISBN: 0201196778 9780201196771 9780306815294 030681529X
OCLC Number: 21408817
Description: xiv, 357 pages, 28 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Pre-season --
Season --
Push for the playoffs --
Post-season --
Afterword --
List of illustrations.
Responsibility: H.G. Bissinger.
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"[An] inspiring story about a small town and it's unbelievable football team. Starring unforgettable characters in a setting you'll never want to leave, this is a must-read for true fans."--<b> Read more...

 
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