Coach For A Nation: The Life and Times of Knute Rockne by Jim Lefebvre

By Jim Lefebvre

Trainer For A state transports the reader to a unprecedented time of power, pleasure, ardour, and chances in early twentieth Century the USA. Into this burgeoning drama stepped an immigrant lad destined to make his mark at the kingdom like few ahead of him, or seeing that. Rockne blossoms at Notre Dame and skyrockets to nationwide reputation as a result of his excellence as participant and later trainer of the battling Irish. His visionary genius made Notre Dame soccer a loved ones identify, but his tale transcends athletics; it embodies the wish and promise of a brand new period dawning within the US. becoming from a stammering speaker to an oratorical great, he encouraged thousands via his message of commitment, teamwork, and reasonable play.
Rockne's legacy, in lifestyles and in dying, nonetheless affects the sport of faculty soccer and an American viewers of the twenty first Century. Now his lifestyles tale is instructed as by no means prior to.

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