Friday night lights: a town, a team, and a dream

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Return once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa--the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the hopes and dreams of this small, dusty town going. Socially and racially divided, its fragile economy follows the treacherous boom-bust path of the oil business. In bad times, the unemployment rate barrels out of control; in good times, its murder rate skyrockets. But every Friday night from September to December, when the Permian High School Panthers play football, this West Texas town becomes a place where dreams can come true. With frankness and compassion, H. G. Bissinger chronicles a season in the life of Odessa and shows how single-minded devotion to the team shapes the community and inspires--and sometimes shatters--the teenagers who wear the Panthers' uniforms.
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9780306809903
9780306815973
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subject_facet Football -- Social aspects -- Texas -- Odessa, Permian High School (Odessa, Tex.) -- Football, SOCIAL SCIENCE / General, SPORTS & RECREATION / Football
title_display Friday night lights : a town, a team, and a dream
title_full Friday Night Lights A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Friday night lights : a town, a team, and a dream / H.G. Bissinger
title_short Friday night lights :
title_sub a town, a team, and a dream
topic_facet Football, Nonfiction, SOCIAL SCIENCE / General, Social aspects, Sports & Recreations