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Never easy, never pretty : a fan, a city, a championship season

Author: Dean Bartoli Smith
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans, it was a joyous moment for fans and team alike. For Dean Bartoli Smith, a lifelong Baltimore football fan and writer for The Baltimore Brew and Press Box, it was especially sweet. In Never Easy, Never Pretty, he recalls the ups and downs and ultimate thrills of a special season while also showing how a football team impacts its fans and its city ..."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Dean Bartoli Smith
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Bartoli Smith
ISBN: 9781439911068 1439911061
OCLC Number: 857718560
Description: xi, 193 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword by Stan Charles Introduction 1 No Huddle, No Defense 2 Never Easy, Never Pretty 3 A Good Old-Fashioned Texas Ass Kicking 4 Fourth and 29 5 Under Fire 6 A Giant Win 7 Blue Horseshoes 8 The Mile High Miracle 9 Finish It 10 One Play Acknowledgments Credits for Epigraphs and Photographs Media Sources
Responsibility: Dean Bartoli Smith, with a foreword by Stan Charles.

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"Never Easy, Never Pretty offers a refreshing fan's eye view as if you are sitting at Memorial or M&T Bank Stadiums discussing the heritage of the Colts and the Ravens with fellow fans. The book will Read more...

 
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