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Why football matters : my education in the game

Author: Mark Edmundson
Publisher: New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reflects upon the author's experiences as a high school football player to showcase larger truths about the ways football shapes the lives of American men. --Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Autobiography
Named Person: Mark Edmundson; Mark Edmundson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Edmundson
ISBN: 9781594205750 1594205752
OCLC Number: 870919767
Description: 229 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Sons and fathers --
Earning a uniform: Character --
Going head on: Courage --
The Somerville game: Losing --
The blind-backer: Character times two --
A punch and a prayer: Faith --
Spirit in the sky: Patriotism --
That black kid: Manliness --
Tearing up the town: Loyalty.
Responsibility: Mark Edmundson.

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Reflects upon the author's experiences as a high school football player to showcase larger truths about the ways football shapes the lives of American men. --Publisher's description.

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