Hometown Legend

Hometown Legend

Large Print - 2001
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Athens City, Alabama, is a town that lost its heart the day the high school football team lost the state championship and suffered a tragedy. Since that night, the town that once enjoyed superstar status has fallen on hard times. Now, years later, the former coach returns to head up one final season aided by a local who tells the story with a fresh voice. Together, they fight Goliath and learn that love and reconciliation are more important than winning ever could be. It is heartwarming storytelling that Jenkins' fans have come to love.
Publisher: New York : Warner Large Print, c2001
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9780446529983
Branch Call Number: LP JENK
Characteristics: x, 404 p


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larrydu822 Sep 24, 2012

I really enjoyed this book. It appeared to follow that typical inspirational sports story outcome, but Jenkins gave it a nice twist in the end.


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FavouriteFiction Oct 31, 2009

Former football coach Buster Schuler returns to his hometown after being away for 12 years and takes on the challenge of leading a broken high school football team to glory.

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