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The First Review!

Hey again, everyone! This is always a bit of a balancing act, because I don’t want to seem as though I’m bragging.  But I want to take a moment to thank all of you out there for your incredible support. First of all, I found out that this past week, my books had their best week of sales since Christmas!  Now maybe that’s just a random surge, but I’d like to think that Hawk fans out there are starting to get excited about Hawkeye football.  Or perhaps we just sold one book to every prospective high school player who committed to the…

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Below is a portion of the review that Daily Iowan sports editor Seth Roberts gave on July 28, 2011, about What It Means to Be a Hawkeye: Officially written by three Iowa graduates, the book is a compilation of essays written by dozens of Hawkeye football greats, ranging from ‘60s-era running back Silas McKinnie to contemporary quarterback Ricky Stanzi — and everyone in between… The real strength of the compilation is its range of contributors, from the wife of 1930s offensive end Erwin Prasse to Brad Banks, the closest Iowa has come to a Heisman Trophy since Chuck Long. Each…

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Below is the full review that Mike Hlas gave on July 22, 2011, about What It Means to Be a Hawkeye: A new book about Iowa Hawkeyes football has some good perspectives from former players. Normally, I roll my eyes when I get sent a copy of a book about University of Iowa football. I know how the games turned out. I’ve heard (and covered) the stories. So I seldom read the books. But I’ll step out of character and recommend one called What It Means to Be a Hawkeye: Kirk Ferentz and Iowa’s Greatest Players. The reason I think…

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