The Spirit of Notre Dame: Legends, Traditions, and Inspirations from One of America's Most Beloved Universities by Jeremy LangfordThe Spirit of Notre Dame: Legends, Traditions, and Inspirations from One of America's Most Beloved Universities by Jeremy Langford

The Spirit of Notre Dame: Legends, Traditions, and Inspirations from One of America's Most Beloved…

byJeremy Langford, Jim LangfordForeword byRegis Philbin

Hardcover | September 1, 2009

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Celebrating the character and heritage of the University of Notre Dame, this collection of stories captures the spirit of an institution that has come to symbolize excellence and faith in action. A variety of places and personalities are described—from the Golden Dome to the Grotto, from faith-filled visionaries and world-renowned scholars to celebrated coaches and athletes—setting Notre Dame apart as an institution of mystique and grace that has deeply influenced millions of people. Included in these pages are stories of many of the university’s most prominent leaders: its bold founder, Reverend Edward Sorin; Fathers Corby, Hesburgh, and Malloy; professors Frank O’Malley and Emil T. Hofman; and a host of graduates—such as Dr. Tom Dooley and Judge Ann Williams—who have made a difference in the world. Many of the school’s most famous athletes, including legends of the gridiron Knute Rockne, Rudy Ruettinger, and Chris Zorich, are profiled alongside stories of miraculous comebacks and incredible victories, making this account a fascinating and inspiring story of scholars and champions.
Jim Langford is a faculty member at the University of Notre Dame and the former director of the University of Notre Dame Press from 1974 to 1999. He is the author of several books, including The Cub’s Fan’s Book of Days, Happy Are They, and Rookie. He lives in South Bend, Indiana. Jeremy Langford is the communications director for the ...
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Title:The Spirit of Notre Dame: Legends, Traditions, and Inspirations from One of America's Most Beloved…Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.15 × 5.38 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:The Crossroad Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0824525426

ISBN - 13:9780824525422

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"Those nights when I walked the campus in my freshman year were mesmerizing. I never got over it. There was something there, something in the air, something that made you feel better, something that made you want to be better."  —Regis Philbin '53, from the foreword