The book I was enjoying while helping my mother out was entitled CARLISLE vs. ARMY: Jim Thorpe.
The book is well researched and well written, filled with details that provide depth to the subjects of this work.
This is a terrific book that can be enjoyed by sports fans, history buffs and general readers as well.
Truly remarkable account of football in the early 1900s. I learned a lot about these three significant Americans who are all a part of our American heritage. Great job Lars!Published 12 days ago by Hal Smith
What a 'diamond in the rough'. First I had heard, in my 70 years, of my hometown being involved in the saga. Read morePublished 12 days ago by RPG
great book. I don't care much about football even, but this book is great.Published 1 month ago by Colrisney
Some sloppiness about West Point facts. It's not a campus and Grads do not refer to it as The Point. The story about Jim Thorpe was compelling.Published 6 months ago by murfsurf
I started reading this book and could not put it down until i finished it!
Fascinating and very historically relveant!!
What if I told you that Jim Thorpe ended the football career and in so doing created the man who planned D-day and became the President who got us out of Korea and denounced the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Michael Brostrom
Great history of football story. Very enjoyable read. I am a football fanatic and learning about the development of the passing offense was cool.Published 8 months ago by Batman19
I heard about this book from my hairdresser and bought it for my husband. He loved it and told his friend about it so we bought it for him. Read morePublished 10 months ago by toots
What an amazing story about a team that revolutionized the game of football and along the way changed the perception of Native Americans in 1912.Published 14 months ago by Amazon Customer