"Superb and disturbing - More than a sports book, it's a search for the America of ordinary people." (Newsday
"A remarkable book, fascinating from start to finish, full of surprises." (David Halberstam
"Friday Night Lights
offers a biting indictment of the sports craziness that grips ... most of American society, while at the same time providing a moving evocation of its powerful allure." (New York Times Book Review
"Just about everything you could ask for in a sports book" (New York Times
A classic of sportswriting - about a season spent following a town and a team's hopes and shattered dreams - the book behind the major Hollywood film and the acclaimed TV series.