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Never ran, never will : boyhood and football in a changing American inner city / Albert Samaha.

Samaha, Albert, (author.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse 796.332 SAM (Text) 50577011118722 Adult New Books Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 796.332 Samaha (Text) 78292000375341 Adult New Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781610398688
  • Physical Description: xiv, 343 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, 2018.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I. Boyhood -- Gio's arrival, July 2013 -- Looking for these better days, August 2013 -- Directed toward decay, September 2013 -- The fundamentals of life, September-November 2013 -- Crossroads, January 2014 -- Pressure chamber, March-April 2014 -- Between saviors and a dead end, April 2014 -- What's best for Isaiah, May 2014 -- Goodbyes, June 2014 -- Part II. Football -- The days and nights of summer, June-July 2014 -- On the horizon, July-August 2014 -- Hell week, August, 2014 -- Stop dancin' and run somebody over, August-September 2014 -- What they've been waiting for, early to mid-September 2014 -- East Orange, mid-September 2014 -- To make it in the jungle, late September, 2014 -- Brick City, late September 2014 -- None of y'all gon' die tonight, mid to late October 2014 -- The rematch, late October 2014 -- Blessings, December 2017.
Summary, etc.:
Never Ran, Never Will tells the story of the working-class, mostly black neighborhood of Brownsville, Brooklyn; its proud youth football team, the Mo Better Jaguars; and the young boys who are often at the center of both.
Subject: Mo Better Jaguars (Football team)
Football > Social aspects > New York (State) > New York.
Brownsville (New York, N.Y.) > Social conditions.

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