|Author:||David Pittu,Sally Jenkins|
|Title:||The Real All Americans: The Team that Changed a Game, a People, a Nation|
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|Publisher:||Random House Audio; Abridged edition (May 8, 2007)|
Мгновенный доступ к вашим любимым книгам без обязательной ежемесячной платы. Слушайте книги через Интернет и в офлайн-режиме на устройствах Android, iOS, Chromecast, а также с помощью Google Ассистента. Sally Jenkins, bestselling co-author of It's Not About the Bike, revives a forgotten piece of history in The Real All Americans. In doing so, she has crafted a truly inspirational story about a Native American football team that is as much about football as Lance Armstrong's book was about a bike. If you’d guess that Yale or Harvard ruled the college gridiron in 1911 and 1912, you’d be wrong. Its story begins with Lt. Col.
The real field Pratt Fort Marion : first lessons Carlisle The last fight and first games Cheats and swindles Not a parlor game Dodges and deceptions Experiments in flight Advances and retreats The real all Americans. Corporate Name: United States Indian School (Carlisle, P. Football. Download The real all Americans : the team that changed a game, a people, a nation Sally Jenkins. leave here couple of words about this book: Tags: Aurignacian culture.
team (the Indians, natch), which defied tradition and arguably did more to shape the modern collegiate game than any of its Ivy League competitors. Founded in 1879 by Army Lt. Richard Pratt, an abolitionist who believed Native Americans deserved a visible place in . society, Carlisle introduced fans and opponents to shoulder pads, the forward pass and the reverse option. The team soon had one of the most famous athletes in American history, Jim Thorpe. Jenkins does an excellent job of providing a mini-biography of Thorpe in this book and what he meant to the school. Thorpe was a somewhat eccentric, fun loving, even lazy character but his athletic prowess was amazing. Jenkins does an fantastic job of exploring Thorpe and the way Pop Warner got the best out of him, most of the time.
In doing so, she has crafted a truly inspirational story about a Native American football team that is as much about football as Lance Armstrong's book was about a bike. If you’d guess that Yale or Harvard ruled the college gridiron in 1911 and 19 Sally Jenkins, bestselling co-author of It's Not About the Bike, revives a forgotten piece of history in The Real All Americans. In doing so, she has crafted a truly inspirational story about a Native American football team that is as much about football as Lance Armstrong's book was about a bike
In her new book, Jenkins resurrects the football teams of the Carlisle School in Pennsylvania, where for a decade or so, its squads played and defeated some of the country's top collegiate teams. If nothing else, she has rescued from obscurity a man who in the 19th century believed in equality of all races, . Glenn "Pop" Warner becomes head coach; Thorpe learns the game; the poet Marianne Moore teaches at the school; President Theodore Roosevelt invites the team to the White House. In a pivotal game against West Point, Thorpe squares off against Dwight Eisenhower, who played linebacker. Robinson and Branch Rickey's experiment to integrate baseball - and thereby society - started the process of equality, and while it has not taken hold, is at least making inroads.
Sally Jenkins (born October 22, 1960) is an American sports columnist and feature writer for The Washington Post. She was previously a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year award in 2000. It was also number one on the New York Times Best Seller list. This book was also awarded the Christopher Award for Adult Books in 2001. It also appeared in the Texas Tayshas Reading List from 2001. The Real All Americans: The Team That Changed a Game, a People, a Nation.
THE REAL ALL AMERICANS The Team that Changed a Game, a People, a Nation. by Sally Jenkins Read by David Pittu. Most sports fans will recall the name of Jim Thorpe, the Native American athlete who won the decathlon Gold Medal in the 1912 Olympics. Fewer will remember his exploits as a college football player. And fewer yet will recall his school, Carlisle, which was a boarding school for Native Americans. The school was an attempt to make Native Americans more like white Americans. David Pittu offers a solid reading, combining a fan's excitement with an appropriate level of reserve. The abridgment is generally smooth, but there are points where listeners are set up for a deeper discussion and the topic abruptly changes.
Sally Jenkins' "The Real All Americans" is by turns fascinating, entertaining, and moving. A long forgotten but important slice of American history comes alive in Sally Jennings new book. com User, July 3, 2007. The Team That Invented Modern Day Football. com User, June 12, 2007. If you are a student of Indian culture and the game of football, you are in for the treat of your life. Sally Jenkins has given the reader an engrossing overlay of a school that attempted a social experiment of indoctrination and assimilation of displaced Western American Indians into a predominately white man's state of refinement. Though only partially successful in forcibly educating children of notable relocated tribes
Sally Jenkins's The Real All Americans is a fascinating history of the . The book describes the origins and development of Carlisle football through the lens of important individuals at the school, particularly founder and first director Brigadier General Richard Henry Pratt, coach Glenn "Pop" Warner, and an assortment of students and players, including Delos Lone Wolf, Bemus Pierce, Albert Exendine, Gus Welch, and the legendary Jim Thorpe
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