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His senior varsity year He talks with the Dupree family the college recruiters the coach and the school principal some of the teachers and townspeople and of course with the young man himself As the season progresses and the seventeen year old Dupree attracts a degree of national attention to Philadelphia neither known. i stumbled across this title when reading the always hilarious recaps for Friday Night Lights in New York Magazine online now tha

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The Courting of Marcus Dupree

In home to Mississippi to write about the small town of Philadelphia and its favorite son a black high school uarterback In Marcus Dupree Morris found a living emblem of that baroue strain in the American character called southernBeginning on the summer practice fields Morris follows Marcus Dupree through each game of. I got this book for my son who is a sportsman because it had appeared on a list of classic sports themed books for kids like mine

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At the time of Marcus Dupree's birth when Deep South racism was about to crest and shatter against the Civil Rights Movement Willie Morris journeyed north in a circular transit peculiar to southern writers His memoir of those years North Toward Home became a modern classic In The Courting of Marcus Dupree he turned aga. I had a very specific relationship with this book I read it when I started working for the Neshoba Democrat In Philadelphia Missi


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  1. says:

    This book was everything to me It taught me soothed me and thrilled me it enlarged my heart six sizes only so it could sha

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    In 1980 writer and former magazine editor Willie Morris returned to his native Mississippi after a long sojourn in the North and abroad Casting about for a story into which he could inject his thoughts on the South and the changes it had undergone since his youth Morris settled on the unlikely subject of high school superstar football playe

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    I had a very specific relationship with this book I read it when I started working for the Neshoba Democrat In P

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    Marcus Dupree was an athlete you would see only once in a lifetime Willie Morris followed the life of the highly touted athlete in Mississippi from the beginning of his young career Morris takes on a journey as if you were walking in Dupree's

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    I got this book for my son who is a sportsman because it had appeared on a list of classic sports themed books for kids like mine I decided to read it myself given the praise I had read about it and to be sure it would be appropriate for a young teen It is I thoroughly enjoyed it though it took me a bit longer to get through than i

  6. says:

    Willie Morris of My Dog Skip fame offers an overlong and at least at points beautifully written account of the

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    The Courting of Marcus Dupree by Willie Morris Doubleday Co 1983 Biography I found a reference to this book in a Clay Travis or Sports Illustr

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    I was assigned to read this for a history class and I ended up enjoying it ha who would've thought? Marcus Dupree was than an incredible high school football player in the early 1980s He represented a broader raci

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    i stumbled across this title when reading the always hilarious recaps for Friday Night Lights in New York Magazine online now that my favorite show on TV is winding down its final season i'm pre nostalgic and am in the mood for an excellently written true adventure sports story That Is So Much More than Football i am sure my pappy could have told me all about marcus dupree had i asked and i'll be thinking of him regularly as i pag

  10. says:

    a very sad book willie morris sets out to write a book about mississippi and does the titular figure fades into the background as morris sets forth innumerable mississippi plateaux dogs drinking muddy water and boots stained with red clay cc in the end we learn that black in mississippi is the same as it always w

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