Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A Dream by H.G. Bissinger

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

byH.G. BissingerPhotographed byRob Clark

Paperback | August 11, 2000

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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 Philadelp...
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Title:Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, And A DreamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.89 inPublished:August 11, 2000Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0306809907

ISBN - 13:9780306809903

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"[An] inspiring story about a small town and it's unbelievable football team. Starring unforgettable characters in a setting you'll never want to leave, this is a must-read for true fans."-Bustle.com