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Rob Ruck - Made Local Author

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Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures at South Wing Reading Room, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland), Pittsburgh PA

Jul 26 2018
Rob Ruck - Made Local Author

In Tropic of Football: The Long and Perilous Journey of Samoans to the NFL, award-winning sports historian Rob Ruck explains how a tiny Pacific archipelago produces more players for the NFL than anywhere else and the struggles of their journey. Tropic of Football unravels American Samoa’s complex ties with the United States. It explores an island, where boys train on fields blistered with volcanic pebbles, wearing helmets that should have been discarded long ago and moves from the Samoan

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A book signing will follow the lecture. The author’s current book will be available for sale from Classic Lines.

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South Wing Reading Room, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Main (Oakland)

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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