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Author Moss, Tony (Anthony Lyle), author

Title A season in purgatory : Villanova and life in college football's lower class / Tony Moss
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 311 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustarations
Contents Huddling -- The coach -- Gearing up -- The big time -- Lightning striking again -- The fourth estate -- Recovery -- Bitten by the Spiders -- Academically speaking -- Coming home -- The prospect -- Outlaw in charm city -- Reaching for the top -- The rivalry -- Endgame
Summary At a school where basketball is king, the Villanova football team fights its opponents both on and off the field. This book tells the story of Villanova's 2005 season and of how coach Andy Talley and his team negotiate this thorny territory. It takes a broader view of the class system that exists in college football
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Subject Villanova University -- Football.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007011371
ISBN 0803215967 (electronic bk.)
9780803215962 (electronic bk.)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)
(paperback;) (alk. paper)