Books by Jim Dent and Complete Book Reviews

Jim Dent, Author Thomas Dunne Books $25.99 (306p) ISBN 978-0-312-56721-7
Ara Parseghian, Notre Dame's first ""outsider"" coach-non-Catholic, not a Notre Dame alum-turned around a failing football tradition when he joined the university in 1963. To capture the way it was and communicate the sense of immense...
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Jim Dent, Author St. Martin's/Dunne $24.95 (304p) ISBN 978-0-312-30872-8
Dent, who told the story of Bear Bryant's brutal preseason training of the 1954 Aggies in The Junction Boys , turns to the incredible story of Rusty Russell and his undersized team of orphans who dominated the gridiron of Texas high school...
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Jim Dent, Author . St. Martin's/Dunne $24.95 (288p) ISBN 978-0-312-26656-1
The 1954–1956 University of Oklahoma Sooners played heroic, near-perfect football under the Patton-like command of Bud Wilkinson, leaving a towering legacy of college football records: 47 consecutive wins in Division I. It remains, almost 50...
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Jim Dent. St. Martin’s/Dunne, $25.99 (304p) ISBN 978-1-250-00785-8
Dent (The Junction Boys) spotlights one of the prouder moments in Texas gridiron lore, with its first high school football integration effort winning the 1965 Big 33. Following a trouncing by a stellar Pennsylvania team the previous year, coach...
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Jim Dent. St. Martin's/Dunne, $25.99 (304p) ISBN 978-0-312-65285-2
In this detailed though ultimately disappointing biography, Dent (The Junction Boys) again turns his attention to the glory days of college football, chronicling the sadly truncated life of Freddie Steinmark (1949–1971). As an undersize sophomore...
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Jim Dent. Jim Dent, $35 (336p) ISBN 978-1-987-09936-2
Dent shares the stories behind a host of craft beer names in this endearing encyclopedic survey. While Dent doesn’t share his criteria for selecting the breweries or their beers, readers will get drawn into stories such as that of Miss Fancy’s...
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Jim Dent, Author, Gene Stallings, Foreword by St. Martin's Press $24.95 (290p) ISBN 978-0-312-19293-8
When Paul ""Bear"" Bryant left the University of Kentucky to take the reins of the Texas A&M football program in 1954, his legend was already approaching Texas-size proportions (almost 30 years later, Bryant became the winningest Division I coach of
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