Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition

A Town, a Team, and a Dream
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Author(s): H.G. Bissinger
Original Publish Date: Aug 11, 2015
Product Number: EB00700249
Released: Mar 15, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780306902222
Publisher: Da Capo Press
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Description

Named Sports Illustrated's best football book of all time and a #1 NYT bestseller, this is the classic story of a high school football team whose win-loss record has a profound influence on the town around them. Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa -- the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Socially and racially divided, Odessa isn't known to be a place big on dreams, but every Friday night from September to December, when the Panthers play football, dreams can come true. With frankness and compassion, Pulitzer Prize winner H. G. Bissinger unforgettably captures a season in the life of Odessa and shows how single-minded devotion to the team shapes the community and inspires -- and sometimes shatters -- the teenagers who wear the Panthers' uniforms. The inspiration for the hit television program and film of the same name, this anniversary edition features a new afterword by the author.

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