Books tagged: homewood

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The Room: A Memoir of Youth, Football and a Win-or-Die Coach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by One Monkey Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
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.
Dreamers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,560. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
It’s the 1960s at the height of the Civil Rights showdown in racist America. Black street-savvy Thomas, desperate for stardom, meets White music student, Annie, desperate for love.