By Richard Londgren

ISBN-10: 1493718967

ISBN-13: 9781493718962

within the mid-'30s within the little city of Lincoln, Minnesota, brainy yet small Jim Youngquist did not turn into a starter on his highschool basketball team--until he eventually grew sufficiently big his senior 12 months. whereas a bench-warmer and coffee replacement participant, he had constructed of necessity unique abilities and techniques that he later utilized as a senior to aid his Lincoln workforce develop to the nation playoffs. in the meantime, alongside got here a brand new highschool instructor, Linda Helgeson, artistic and engaging and clean out of Augustana university from within sight Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She discovered that Jim's amazing skills have been stymied by means of the good melancholy, so she campaigned again at her collage to get an almost no cost association for Jim to wait there. She even controlled to get loose transportation for him at the nice Northern railway to Sioux Falls. At Augustana, Jim completed educational and basketball success.To disguise a part of his university expense, he had joined the neighborhood New Deal employees of the Civilian Conservation Corps. along with his abilities and beauty, he quickly grew to become the "poster boy" to advertise the CCC--all find out how to the nation's capital. in the course of his university years, his romantic flirtations ultimately ended in the shock finishing of the story.

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