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  1. New Vikings book due out September 1

    Relive fifty years of glory and defeat as a Minnesota Vikings football fan.

    THE VIKINGS READER
    Armand Peterson, editor
    University of Minnesota Press | 384 pages | September 2009
    ISBN 978-0-8166-5337-9 | hardcover | $25.95

    From the early days of Fran Tarkenton to the rushing records of Adrian Peterson, from the bleachers of Met Stadium to the locker rooms of the Metrodome, The Vikings Reader revels in the plays that have brought generations of purple and gold fans to their feet—or left them groaning in their seats—and brings Vikings football to life for fans everywhere.

    "This is the best collection of purple prose I've ever read, a rich and varied account that ends—like so many operatic Viking seasons—too soon."—Steve Rushin

    "Pro football zealots are sure to find fascinating accounts here to meet all of their needs."—Jim Klobuchar

    For more information, including the table of contents, visit the book’s webpage:
    http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/P/peterson_vikings.html

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    Re: New Vikings book due out September 1

    "uminnpress" wrote:
    Relive fifty years of glory and defeat as a Minnesota Vikings football fan.

    THE VIKINGS READER
    Armand Peterson, editor
    University of Minnesota Press | 384 pages | September 2009
    ISBN 978-0-8166-5337-9 | hardcover | $25.95

    From the early days of Fran Tarkenton to the rushing records of Adrian Peterson, from the bleachers of Met Stadium to the locker rooms of the Metrodome, The Vikings Reader revels in the plays that have brought generations of purple and gold fans to their feet—or left them groaning in their seats—and brings Vikings football to life for fans everywhere.

    "This is the best collection of purple prose I've ever read, a rich and varied account that ends—like so many operatic Viking seasons—too soon."—Steve Rushin

    "Pro football zealots are sure to find fascinating accounts here to meet all of their needs."—Jim Klobuchar

    For more information, including the table of contents, visit the book’s webpage:
    http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/P/peterson_vikings.html
    You guys couldn't have kept the price down a bit?
    Comeon.
    Don't ya know the economy is in the shitter?
    ;D

    JK. Sounds like another I need to get.
    Many many thanks to my talented friend Jos for the new Sig.http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v343/josdin00/Vikings/Marrdro_sig.jpg

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    Re: New Vikings book due out September 1

    To anyone who may try and flag this as "Spam"; do not bother.

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    Re: New Vikings book due out September 1

    "ultravikingfan" wrote:
    To anyone who may try and flag this as "Spam"; do not bother.

    They received permission to post this.
    Thanks for clarifying.

    Thanks to PPE for the sig.

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    Re: New Vikings book due out September 1

    "Marrdro" wrote:
    "uminnpress" wrote:
    Relive fifty years of glory and defeat as a Minnesota Vikings football fan.

    THE VIKINGS READER
    Armand Peterson, editor
    University of Minnesota Press | 384 pages | September 2009
    ISBN 978-0-8166-5337-9 | hardcover | $25.95

    From the early days of Fran Tarkenton to the rushing records of Adrian Peterson, from the bleachers of Met Stadium to the locker rooms of the Metrodome, The Vikings Reader revels in the plays that have brought generations of purple and gold fans to their feet—or left them groaning in their seats—and brings Vikings football to life for fans everywhere.

    "This is the best collection of purple prose I've ever read, a rich and varied account that ends—like so many operatic Viking seasons—too soon."—Steve Rushin

    "Pro football zealots are sure to find fascinating accounts here to meet all of their needs."—Jim Klobuchar

    For more information, including the table of contents, visit the book’s webpage:
    http://www.upress.umn.edu/Books/P/peterson_vikings.html
    You guys couldn't have kept the price down a bit?
    Comeon.
    Don't ya know the economy is in the shitter?

    ;D

    JK. Sounds like another I need to get.
    yep one for the Christmas list this year
    ;D
    Time spent annoying a Packer fan is never time wasted...


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    Re: New Vikings book due out September 1

    Books are for nerds.
    8)

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    Re: New Vikings book due out September 1

    "jmcdon00" wrote:
    Books are for nerds.
    8)
    nerds are for books.

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    Re: New Vikings book due out September 1

    Haha im excited for this!

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