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Friday night light

Friday night light

inspiration for the game of life

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Published by Zondervan in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian athletes -- Religious life,
  • Sports spectators -- Religious life,
  • Football -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKurt Warner, general editor.
    GenreMiscellanea
    ContributionsWarner, Kurt, 1971-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4596.A8 F75 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23229680M
    ISBN 109780310291787
    LC Control Number2009018434
    OCLC/WorldCa286514753


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The impact of adults’ hopes and goals lived vicariously through their children - The most important theme of the novel involves the impact of adults’ hopes and goals lived vicariously through their children.

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First published inthe book later became a movie and a television series. LONGFORM REPRINTS. This excerpt is reprinted on Longform by permission of Buzz Bissinger, who has written a new update of Friday Night Lights for its 25th anniversary.

Hear Bissinger discuss the book and more on the Longform Podcast. The faithful sat on little stools of orange and blue under the merciless lights of the high school cafeteria, but the spartan setting didn't.

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An appalling but altogether engrossing appreciation of why high-school football is not just a game in one all-too-typical Texas city. A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, Bissinger took a year's leave of absence to settle in Odessa, a down-at-the-heel oil town (population ca.

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