One Great Season
Auteur: James M Garrett
  • Engels
  • Paperback
  • 9781478762645
  • maart 2016
  • 98 pagina's
Alle productspecificaties

Samenvatting

EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT Get ready to experience the excitement of a perfect high school football season in 1960 in a small town. In the city of Homestead, a former sports editor is asked to come out of retirement to once again write for the Heritage News about the best sports team in the history of their town. He chooses to write a series of six articles about the 1960 varsity football season of the Homestead High School Mavericks. Based on the title, One Great Season, 9-0 , it is obvious the team from the town's only high school had an undefeated season and won the championship. It was a once in a lifetime experience in a small town when everything aligned for perfection. That time of 1960 was another era. The love that town has for its children is shown by how some of the children, the high school football players, develop and how the town is united through the year by the team's example. Many things in society were different then. The story reflects some of those differences. Because of the title some may think the novel is just a football story. Each game is described in detail, but the story is about more than X's and O's. It is the story of a small town expressed through the words of a dedicated sports writer. The concept is conveyed in an age before the internet: even though you went to the game the night before, you still wanted to read about it in the newspaper the next day. You wanted to see the statistics in print, and check on "who did what." The format and storyline of this novel is a departure from the previous novels by the author. In the past he mainly wrote episodic tales of individuals and groups in everyday life in letters or short stories. He often used poetry to augment the story lines. This novel is set up like a scrapbook of newspaper articles from a small town newspaper. That is appropriate, since the novel is dedicated to Bob Silva, who for many years was the Sports Editor of the Benicia Herald in Benicia, California. In this work o

Productspecificaties

Inhoud

Taal
Engels
Bindwijze
Paperback
Verschijningsdatum
maart 2016
Aantal pagina's
98 pagina's
Illustraties
Nee

Betrokkenen

Auteur
James M Garrett
Uitgever
Outskirts Press

EAN

EAN
9781478762645

Overige kenmerken

Extra groot lettertype
Nee
Gewicht
242 g
Verpakking breedte
210 mm
Verpakking hoogte
5 mm
Verpakking lengte
279 mm

Je vindt dit artikel in

Categorieën
Taal
Engels
Boek, ebook of luisterboek?
Boek
Nog geen reviews
Bindwijze: Paperback
13 51
Verwacht over 11 weken Tooltip
Verkoop door bol.com
In winkelwagen
  • Gratis verzending door bol.com vanaf 20 euro
  • Ophalen bij een bol.com afhaalpunt mogelijk
  • 30 dagen bedenktijd en gratis retourneren
  • Dag en nacht klantenservice