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George Howe Colt | The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968

g h coltOn November 23, in the turbulent and memorable year of 1968, the season-ending football game between Harvard and Yale would also prove turbulent and memorable. The Game is the story of that iconic American year, as seen through the young men who lived it and were changed by it. They include a recent Vietnam Vet, two anti-war activists, an NFL prospect who quit to devote his time to black altruism, a postal worker’s son, a wealthy WASP, and Tommy Lee Jones.

"A richly detailed, engaging story... First-rate reporting and writing that will appeal to gridiron fans and general readers as well."--Kirkus, starred reviews

George Howe Colt is the bestselling author of The Big House, which was a National Book Award finalist and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; Brothers; November of the Soul; and The Game. He lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife, the writer Anne Fadiman.


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Event date: 
Friday, December 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
291 Main St
Norwich, VT
The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968 Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501104787
Availability: Hard to Find (may be out of print - email to check availability)
Published: Scribner - October 9th, 2018

*A Newsweek and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year*

From the bestselling author of The Big House comes “a well-blended narrative packed with top-notch reporting and relevance for our own time” (The Boston Globe) about the young athletes who battled in the legendary Harvard-Yale football game of 1968 amidst the sweeping curr