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Title:
Rising tide : Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, and Dixie's last quarter
Author:
Roberts, Randy, 1951-
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Edition:
First edition .
Publication Information:
New York : Twelve, 2013.
Physical Description:
vii, 437 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
Describes how Joe Namath and Bear Bryant led the Crimson Tide to an Orange Bowl championship in 1965, amidst bloody fights in the civil rights movement and a pair of ethics scandals, to change football's culture and economics.
Language:
English
Contents:
Prologue: The tower -- "Mama called" -- "Dixie's pride, Crimson Tide" -- The river -- The privileged son -- Playing defense -- Becoming Joe Willie -- "With every force at my command" -- The greatest performance of his life -- "Living like Yankees, playing like Barber College" -- The Rat Pack -- Redemption song -- "Joe moves like a human now" -- Epilogue: In a class of his own.
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ISBN:
9781455526338
Format :
Book

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