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Author Price, S. L. (Scott L.), 1962- author.

Title Playing through the whistle : steel, football, and an American town / S.L. Price.

Publication Info. New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    796.3326 PRI    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description x, 550 pages : map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-536) and index.
Contents The Red and the Black -- Little Hell -- Free men -- Bootstraps -- A war game -- Father backs up -- Crossfire -- Mother's Oats -- Mr. Lucky -- Halls of anger -- The crack -- Darkness on the edge -- You-know-who -- Up in smoke -- Mauling Apollo -- Shiny things -- Last ones laughing -- When the world opens -- Iron buttons -- Family matters.
Summary "A Sports Illustrated senior writer presents a moving epic of football in industrial America, tracing the story of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania's now-shuttered steel mill, and its legendary high school football team,"--NoveList.
Subject Football -- Pennsylvania -- Aliquippa -- History.
Steel industry and trade -- Pennsylvania -- Aliquippa -- History.
Iron and steel workers -- Pennsylvania -- Aliquippa -- History.
Aliquippa (Pa.) -- History.
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