Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Rendi

Writer: Steve Sheinkin | Number of Pages: 288 pages
Date: 17-01-2017 | ISBN: 1596439548

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TitleUndefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team
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FormatEbook
Published17-01-2017
ISBN review1596439548
ISBN13 review9781596439542'
Total page288 pages
WriterSteve Sheinkin, Connie Hsu
Undefeated: Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Jim Thorpe: super athlete, Olympic gold medalist, Native American.Pop Warner: indomitable coach, football mastermind, Ivy League grad.Before these men became legends, they met in 1907 at the Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, where they forged one of the winningest teams in the history of America’s favorite sport. Called “the team that invented football,” Carlisle’s innovative squad challenged the greatest, most elite teams—Harvard, Yale, Army—audaciously vowing to take their place among the nation’s football powers.This is an astonishing underdog sports story—and more. It’s an unflinching look at the U.S. government’s violent persecution of Native Americans and the school that was designed to erase Indian cultures. It’s the story of a group of young men who came…Life Expectancy, Control (Songs, Beyond These, La Presa, Vagabond, All You, Mountain Homecoming, Doctor Who, Feels Like, Vittoria: A, Monstruos Modernos, Light in, The Fifth, The Honorable, The Best, Beneath the, No Darkness, Double Love, The Small, The Best
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