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The last headbangers

NFL football in the rowdy, reckless "70s, the era that created modern sports

by Kevin Cook

  • 126 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • National Football League,
  • Football,
  • Nineteen seventies,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin Cook
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV955.5.N35 C66 20102
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25331457M
    ISBN 109780393080162
    LC Control Number2012020568

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