Friday Night Lights
A Town, A Team, and A DreamBook - 2004
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Welcome to our final Online Book Club discussion of Friday Night Lights! What did you think of the ending? Were you surprised that the team didn't win the state title? What did you think of the afterward? Could you believe that the fate of the Permian team rested on a coin toss? That is just such a weird, and kind of unfair way to decide which teams would go the playoffs. I would have… (more)
Welcome to week 3 of the Online Book Club discussion of Friday Night Lights. How did this section treat you? Are you enjoying the way that narrative is unfolding, or do you wish there was more action? I find the history sections a little boring. Do you enjoy those parts? Bissinger didn't give a very positive view of the academic vigor of Permian High, did he? It was really sad to read… (more)
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Online Book Club pick for February 2019. This non-fiction account follows a Texas high school football team and examines how sport affects towns, students, and school culture.