The Long Snapper: A Second Chance, a Super Bowl, a Lesson for Life

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Harper Collins, Aug 23, 2011 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages

Brian Kinchen was a thirty-eight-year-old father of four and seventh-grade Bible teacher whose professional football career had been over for three years when he received the call of a lifetime. The New England Patriots needed him to fill in for their injured long snapper for the remainder of the 2003 season and the playoffs. In the hands of Pulitzer Prize–winner Jeffrey Marx, Brian’s remarkable true story becomes a celebration of the resilience of the human spirit. For all lovers of the game of football, The Long Snapper reveals the grit and glory of America’s favorite sport.

 

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The story is told well and can be very captivating at times, particularly his thoughts from the sidelines of the games. Focuses more on his thoughts than his actions, and there's a heavy emphasis on ... Read full review

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I ordered this book and More than just a Catch to send to my nephew serving in the USAF in Afghanistan because he asked for football books. I knew hed enjoy these inspirational books. I am sorry that I havent read the books yet but I will read them when he comes home! Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
3
Section 3
19
Section 4
27
Section 5
39
Section 6
57
Section 7
73
Section 8
89
Section 13
143
Section 14
151
Section 15
159
Section 16
169
Section 17
179
Section 18
195
Section 19
213
Section 20
225

Section 9
97
Section 10
109
Section 11
121
Section 12
133
Section 21
235
Section 22
247
Section 23
251
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Jeffrey Marx is the New York Times bestselling author of Season of Life and recipient of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.

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