Kick-off; stories of football. by Phyllis R. Fenner

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Written in English

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  • Football stories.,
  • Football -- Fiction.,
  • Short stories.

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Twelve stories, including one of Dink Stover in a game that Yale lost to Princeton, one of a goat named Matilda who woke up a sleepy fullback, and a portrait of Knute Rockne.

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SeriesBorzoi books for young people
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ5.F35 Ki
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5796453M
LC Control Number60008601

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