More than rivals: a championship game and a friendship that moved a town beyond black and white

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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorAn Inspiring True Story Set in the Midst of the Civil Rights EraBy 1970, racial tension was high in Gallatin, Tennessee. Eddie Sherlin and Bill Ligon grew up on opposite sides of the tracks, playing basketball together wherever they found a hoop. Years later, the boys faced each other in a championship game between their segregated high schools. What happened that night would challenge Eddie and Bill -- and transform their town.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Tennessee -- Gallatin -- Biography, Basketball -- Social aspects -- Tennessee -- Gallatin -- History -- 20th century, Basketball players -- Tennessee -- Gallatin -- Biography, Friendship -- Tennessee -- Gallatin -- History -- 20th century, Gallatin (Tenn.) -- Biography, Gallatin (Tenn.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century, Gallatin (Tenn.) -- Race relations -- history -- 20th century, High school students -- Tennessee -- Gallatin -- Biography, Large type books, Ligon, Bill, -- 1952-, Sherlin, Eddie, -- 1951-, Whites -- Tennessee -- Gallatin -- Biography
title_display More than rivals : a championship game and a friendship that moved a town beyond black and white
title_full More Than Rivals A Championship Game and a Friendship That Moved a Town Beyond Black and White, More than rivals : a championship game and a friendship that moved a town beyond black and white / Ken Abraham
title_short More than rivals :
title_sub a championship game and a friendship that moved a town beyond black and white
topic_facet African Americans, Basketball, Basketball players, Biography & Autobiography, Friendship, High school students, History, Large type books, Ligon, Bill, Nonfiction, Race relations, Religion & Spirituality, Sherlin, Eddie, Social aspects, Sports & Recreations, Whites, history