Twelve Mighty Orphans: The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football

Jim Dent (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$18.99  $17.47
Publisher
St. Martin's Griffin
Publish Date
August 19, 2008
Pages
287
Dimensions
6.38 X 0.84 X 9.24 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312384876
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About the Author

Jim Dent, a longtime award-winning journalist who covered the Dallas Cowboys for eleven years in Fort Worth and Dallas, including a stint at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, has written six books, including The Junction Boys, the New York Times bestseller that was the basis for an ESPN movie and remains a fan favorite. Dent lives in Texas.

Reviews

"Dent builds a sense of drama and immediacy ... This is Seabiscuit for football fans, sure to attract narrative nonfiction fans who like to mix sports, inspiration, and popular history." --Booklist

"The Mites' story is inspiring." --Kirkus Reviews

"Incredible story...Dent's strength is his play-by-play accounts of key games." --Publishers Weekly