The right kind of heroes; coach Bob Shannon and the East St. Louis Flyers

Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1992. x, 333p., first edition, edgeworn dj. Shannon, the African American football coach in East St. Louis, IL - one of the most segregated communities in America - has offered his charges one way out of the city's grinding poverty through a combination of sport and discipline.

A sure sign that a sports book is a serious book: no pictures.

Cat.No: 18959
ISBN: 094557570x

Price: $17.00