In Friday Night Lights, Pulitzer Prize-winning author H. G. Bissinger unforgettably captures a high school football season (1988) in the life of Odessa, Texas: the coaches, parents, fans, and—most of all—the players, who carry an entire city’s self-respect on their shoulders. On the 25th anniversary of the publication of the most celebrated sports book of our era, we take a look back at we take a look back at Robert Clark’s photographs of Friday Night Lights.
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