Home Team: Coaching the Saints and New Orleans Back to Life, Payton, Sean & Henican, Ellis

Home Team: Coaching the Saints and New Orleans Back to Life

Authors: Payton, Sean & Henican, Ellis
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: SPO015000, HIS036120, SPO061020
ISBN: 9781101442173, Related ISBNs: 0451232615, 0451233379, 1101442174, 9780451232618, 9780451233370
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 320
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The New York Times bestseller that's "heaven in hardcover" (New Orleans Times-Picayune) for Saints fans.

In the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, no symbol of disaster was more potent than New Orleans' Superdome: it became a horrific shelter of last resort where the utterly desperate rode out the storm.

Four years later, in that very stadium, the New Orleans Saints won the NFC championship and earned their first-ever trip to the Super Bowl, where they defeated the favored Indianapolis Colts 31-17.

This is the inspirational true story of a city recovering from disaster and a team with a history of heartbreak, as seen through the eyes of the coach who would help elevate them both to long- forgotten greatness.

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