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Denver, The Broncos, and a Coming of Age
Asserting that the 1977 AFC champion Denver Broncos were the tipping point for the transformation of Denver, Colorado from cowtown to today's sports and entertainment mecca, author Terry Frei provides an intimate look at the team and the city it brought together at a time of great change. Along with profiles of legendary players, Frei describes Denver's evolving politics and culture in the late 1970s as the Broncos make their way to their first Super Bowl.
Taylor Trade Publishing
Size: 6 x 9
978-1-58979-213-5 • Hardback • November 2007 •
978-1-58979-449-8 • Paperback • September 2009 •
978-1-58979-451-1 • eBook • September 2009 •
Sports & Recreation / Football
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The games, the politics, and the culture that Frei deals with here unfolded thirty years ago, but they're brought to life again in this book with a clarity and a luster that make the story of Denver and the Broncos seem as fresh as the upcoming football season.
Michael Knisley, senior deputy editor, ESPN.com
No one knows more about Denver and its sports than Terry Frei does, and here in
he describes nothing less than the transformation of a city with a special focus on Denver's most magical team. To know why and how the Mile High City exists as it does today, this is essential reading.
Sandy Clough, AM 950 "The Fan"
Terry Frei's book captures it perfectly, the coming of age that occurred for both a city and its football team when the Denver Broncos made it to their first Super Bowl. Few times in sports can match the passion and sheer joy of the original Broncomania.
Mile High Sports Magazine
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