Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream

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Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream

by H.G. Bissinger
Photographed by Rob Clark

August 11, 2000 | Trade Paperback |

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Return once again to 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 good times, its murder rate skyrockets. But every Friday night from September to December, when the Permian High School Panthers play football, this West Texas town becomes a place where dreams can come true. With frankness and compassion, H. G. Bissinger chronicles 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.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 416 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: August 11, 2000

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0306809907

ISBN - 13: 9780306809903

Found in: Football

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Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream

Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream

by H.G. Bissinger
Photographed by Rob Clark

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 416 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: August 11, 2000

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0306809907

ISBN - 13: 9780306809903

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Return once again to 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 good times, its murder rate skyrockets. But every Friday night from September to December, when the Permian High School Panthers play football, this West Texas town becomes a place where dreams can come true. With frankness and compassion, H. G. Bissinger chronicles 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.

About the Author

H.G. Bissinger has won the Pulitzer Prize, the Livingston Award, the National Headliner Award, and the American Bar Association''s Silver Gavel for his reporting. The author of the highly acclaimed A Prayer for the City, he has written for the television series NYPD Blue and is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. He lives in Philadelphia.
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