Author(s): H G Bissinger
The 25th anniversary edition of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller and "Sports Illustrated" s best football book of all time, with a new afterword by the author 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."
H. G. "Buzz" Bissinger is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of five books, including the "New York Times" bestsellers "Three Nights in August" and "Friday Night Lights," the classic that inspired the acclaimed movie and television series. He is a longtime contributing editor for "Vanity Fair" and has written for the "New York Times," the "New Republic," the "Daily Beast," and many other publications. He divides his time between homes in Philadelphia and the Pacific Northwest.