Friday Night Lights Overview“Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream” by H.G. Bissinger is the account of the 1988 Permian High School Panthers football team in Odessa, Texas. Journalist H.G Bissinger explains that “Friday Night Lights” came by way of his fascination with the grip that all sports have on Americans. He marvels at the idea of high school football being the glue that holds a small town like Odessa together. "Friday Night Lights" offers important messages dealing with small town life, community, football, family, and the future. The publication date of the non-fiction book is1990. Later, the book became the basis for a movie and a television series.
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Friday Night Lights Study Guide
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In Friday Night Lights, by H.G. Bissinger, the Table of Contents provides the reader with a clear outline of the subsequent tale, while demonstrating the prominence of football in a small town searchi...
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Is the Astro-Dome where the Permian Panthers really played their semi-final game versus Dallas Carter? The answer is no. That is only one difference out of many. The book and movie had more differenc...
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In America we have laws: laws about speeding, laws about killing, laws about stealing. In Odessa, Texas, they have their own laws. Their laws lie on the football field, where high school football is ...
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Friday Night Lights was written by H.G. Bissinger; it was copyrighted in 1990 and first produced by De...
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Friday Night Lights is a perfect example of the way high school football is run in Texas. Texas high school football is considered, by almost everyone in Texas, as a way of life. Every town and city...
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If football was the only important institution held sacred to a sate, or even a town, that state, or town would fall into utter disrepair. A lot of times, people can be very shor...