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Twelve Mighty Orphans The Inspiring True Story of the Mighty Mites Who Ruled Texas Football

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ISBN-10: 0312384874

ISBN-13: 9780312384876

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jim Dent

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Jim Dent, author of theNew York TimesbestsellingThe Junction Boys,returns with his most powerful story of human courage and determination. More than a century ago, a school was constructed in Fort Worth, Texas, for the purpose of housing and educating the orphans of Texas Freemasons. It was a humble project that for years existed quietly on a hillside east of town. Life at the Masonic Home was about to change, though, with the arrival of a lean, bespectacled coach by the name of Rusty Russell. Here was a man who could bring rain in the midst of a drought. Here was a man who, in virtually no time at all, brought the orphans' story into the homes of millions of Americans. In the 1930s and…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 8/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Bootlegger's Son
The Long Way Home
A Dickens Place
From the Darkness to the Light
The Dark Horse
Little Rascals
Till the Death
Duck Luck
Milk Slimes
Marble Eye
Day of the Pauper
Let it Fly
Love Thy Neighbor
Forbidden Kiss
Lonesome Cowboy
Fighting Back
Caught in the Act
I Want My Mama
Hardy Rules
The House the Orphans Built
Man of Steel
Oh, Lord
Dreaming of "State"
Last Dance
Life After the Home
Author's Notes