Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition (Paperback)
A Town, a Team, and a Dream
Da Capo Press, 9780306824203, 432pp.
Publication Date: August 11, 2015
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Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessathe winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Socially and racially divided, Odessa isn't known to be a place big on dreams, but every Friday night from September to December, when the Panthers play football, dreams can come true.
With frankness and compassion, H. G. Bissinger unforgettably captures a season in the life of Odessa and shows how single-minded devotion to the team shapes the community and inspiresand sometimes shattersthe teenagers who wear the Panthers' uniforms.
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Praise For Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition: A Town, a Team, and a Dream…
"[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
"About more than football. Buzz Bissinger's story about the 1988 Permian High School Panthers football team from Odessa, Texas, is a critical look at the impact of high school football on a football-crazed community. It's not but about 365 pages long...but sometimes, even in the fall and winter, you need a brisk read that's not too heavy."—Arkansas Democrat Gazette