Rising tide : Bear Bryant, Joe Namath, and Dixie's last quarter / Randy Roberts and Ed Krzemienski.
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- 1 copy at Dorchester County Library.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Dorchester - Summerville Branch||796.332 ROB (Text)||30018004563306||Adult New Books||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781455526338
- ISBN: 1455526339
- Physical Description: vii, 437 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Twelve, 2013.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-426) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 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.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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.
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