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Super Bowl Monday: From the Persian Gulf to the Shores of West Florida--The New York Giants, the Buffalo Bills, and Super Bowl XXV

3.70  ·  Rating details ·  30 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Super Bowl Monday is a thorough retelling of Super Bowl XXV, the epic January 1991 showdown between the New York Giants and the Buffalo Bills. Great characters and a gripping finish to the closest episode in Super Bowl history made for a wonderful conclusion to the game's Silver Anniversary. But what establishes that day as a special moment in American sports history was t ...more
Hardcover, 325 pages
Published August 16th 2011 by Taylor Trade Publishing
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Chris Schaffer
Jan 21, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: sports
It offered a few side stories into the Persian Gulf War that was starting at the time - very effectively through the television networks perspective, I felt less so through the players’s perspectives. Author took pains to bring the key characters of the book - Hostetler and Kelly especially- in full circle story chronicle starting out in Pennsylvania HS football. Great stuff on the ‘90 Bills and Giants. The Super Bowl flashbacks I thought at first were random and unnecessary but actually effecti ...more
Tom Gase
Sep 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
A very well-written, well-researched book on possibly the greatest Super Bowl of all time, Super Bowl 25, in which the Giants (spoiler alert from game 25 years ago) won 20-19 when Scott Norwood missed a field goal wide right for the Bills in the finals seconds. The game took place during the Gulf War in 1991. The author, Adam Lazarus, who also wrote a good book on Joe Montana and Steve Young called "Team of Rivals" does a good job of taking the reader back to the 1990 season and 1991 playoffs. I ...more
Brian
May 10, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: didnt-finish
i made it through about 15% of this book. and it was really in depth. which would have been great if i really cared at all about 1991, the buffalo bills, jeff hostetler (and his family) or jim kelly.

write this same book about the 2001 superbowl and i would be way more into it...probably.
Merrick Hosford
Jan 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. I say this because i love football it is one of my favorite sports and I love seeing or reading anything about the sport football. This super bowl was one of my favorite super bowls of all time behind last year's of course, I mean who can forget that game!
Bethany
Sep 09, 2011 marked it as to-read
Can I get through this without angry crying? Only time will tell...
Elliot Chalom
Mar 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sports
Thank you Adam. Well done.

Check out my full review over at http://2bitmonkey.wordpress.com/2013/...
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