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Carlisle vs. Army

Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the Forgotten Story of Football"s Greatest Battle

by Lars Anderson

  • 153 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Football,
  • Native Americans,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Football - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / Football,
  • History,
  • United States Indian School (Carlisle, Pa.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8363856M
    ISBN 10140006600X
    ISBN 109781400066001
    OCLC/WorldCa85783333

    A stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Carlisle vs. Army recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America's finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes, Dwight D. beyond telling the tale of this momentous event, Lars Anderson also reveals the broader social and historical context of the match, lending it. In this stunning work of narrative nonfiction, Lars Anderson recounts one of college football’s greatest contests: Carlisle vs. Army, the fateful gridiron clash that had far-reaching implications both real and symbolic. Filled with colorful period detail, Carlisle vs. Army gives a thrilling, authoritative account of the events of an epic afternoon whose reverberations would be felt for.

    Carlisle Vs. Army Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the Forgotten Story of Football's Greatest Battle (Book): Anderson, Lars: Recounts the fateful gridiron clash that pitted one of America's finest athletes, Jim Thorpe, against the man who would become one of the nation's greatest heroes, Dwight D. Eisenhower. The story begins with the massacre of the Sioux by the U.S. Army. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Carlisle vs. Army: Jim Thorpe, Dwight Eisenhower, Pop Warner, and the Forgotten Story of Football's Greatest Battle by Lars Anderson A .

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The Army-Carlisle football game pitted a feisty band of Native American students against the-much heralded West Point Cadets.

Just before they left their locker room, Carlisle's legendary coach Glenn Scoby "Pop" Warner told his team:. CARLISLE VS. ARMY is a book that transcends the football game that spawns its title. It’s about the birth of a sport that is now arguably the most popular in America and about athletes who take the lessons of sports and apply them to life.

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