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Through the Flames
By Denise Bartlett
Series: The Fire, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction
Football, family, girlfriends, injuries—high school is the beginning of serious considerations for the future in a young man’s life.
The Room: A Memoir of Youth, Football and a Win-or-Die Coach
By John M. Brewer, Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Category: Nonfiction
A high school football player’s memoir of rebellion against a “winning” coach who encouraged brutality and bullying and ignored concussions and other serious injuries to his players. An engaging, candid, often grim, often wry account of growing up in Pittsburgh’s African-American community in the 1950’s and early 60’s. This book should be read by young athletes, their coaches and their mentors.
Turning Out The Lights: Concussions, Spectacle and the NHL
By David Gowdey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In 1998 Steve Bocking suffered his second concussion in two years playing hockey. His father was a surgeon who had seen enough. He started a campaign to change the rules, and won in 2011 when Hockey Canada banned all head shots. But the NHL still refuses to listen. When did the game change? What are the dangers of concussions? Why does the world's top hockey league continue to ignore the evidence?