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This book is partly about football and partly about war. It is also about America's loss of innocence. John Kennedy was president, and we lived in a sliver of time many called Camelot. However, Vietnam was rising. Most of the narrative takes place in 1961 on the west side of Evansville, Indiana. During the autumn of that year, the Reitz High School Panthers became the only ...more
Paperback, 150 pages
Published August 8th 2014 by Authorhouse
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Steve
Nov 30, 2014 Steve rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this story, though I felt it was too short.

We get to know the characters pretty well though their high school football season, where they are the only team in Indiana High School football history to go an entire season without allowing an opponent to score a point. (This part of the story is true, though the characters are renamed, embellished, and anonymized.)

After graduation, the jump 45 years to the present day takes place too quickly, and I think something of the story's potentia
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Dec 22, 2015 Linda Klages rated it really liked it
This was a good reads win for me. The small book is packed with a good football story and ends 60 years later. It was easy to read & I liked it. I'm going to let my football loving hubby read this next.
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