Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Six top books about football

At B&N Reads Brittany Bunzey tagged six must-reads to help prepare for the upcoming football season, including:
Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe
David Maraniss

Path Lit by Lightning is the biography of Jim Thorpe, an athlete who excelled at every sport. Jim Thorpe was highly decorated, winning gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics, and All-American football player, inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s first class, and played major league baseball for the New York Giants. And yet, for every success, there were also so many struggles, and this book tells of the trials and triumphs of his life.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue