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Lives of the Saints: A Novel (Voices of the South)
by Nancy Lemann
(Paperback)
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New Orleans Saints (NFL Today)
by Julie Nelson, Michael E. Goodman
(Library Binding)

New Orleans Saints Book 1
by Christian Serpas
Book Description: The New Orleans Saints (Book 1) describes the first 20 years of the colorful history of the team, from 1967 thru 1987. Highlights include: - Tom Dempsey's NFL record-setting 63-yard field goal. - John Gilliam's 94-yard touchdown runback on the first play of the first game. - Archie Manning's brilliant quarterbacking. - The amusing "Baghead Era". - The heroics of such players as Jim Taylor, Danny Abramowicz, Billy Kilmer, George Rogers, Chuck Muncie, Tony Galbreath, Hokie Gajan, John Fourcade and others.
Hardcover: 112 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.56 x 9.26 x 6.38
Publisher: Acadian House Publishing, Inc.; (June 1, 1991)
ISBN: 0925417092

The New Orleans Saints: 25 Years of Heroic Effort (Book 2)
by Christian Serpas
Book Description: The New Orleans Saints (Book 2) deals with the 1988 thru 1991 seasons -- the winning years -- highlighted by the team's winning of the NFC Western Division Championship. Chapters include: - "The Dome Patrol," the fast-moving, hard-hitting linebacking corps made up of Rickey Jackson, Vaughan Johnson, Sam Mills and Pat Swilling. - Dalton Hilliard's 18-touchdown season. - The Saints' fiery quarterback, Bobby Hebert, "The Cajun Cannon". - "The Great Dane," place-kicker Morten Andersen.
(Hardcover - October 1992)

The New Orleans Saints (Inside the NFL)
by Bob Italia
(School & Library Binding)

One Dream: The NFL
by Woody Falgoux
In One Dream: The NFL, Woody Falgoux follows 10 unsigned rookies through New Orleans Saints training camp as they battle heavy odds to make the team. For those who were not drafted, practicing with the pros in the sweltering Louisiana heat provides an opportunity to show you can hit, run, or do whatever else needed to stand out. Everyone knows a number of players will be axed throughout the grueling process (only 8 percent of unsigned rookies get contracts), so every drill and scrimmage matters, and each precious down played in a preseason game offers a fresh chance to be noticed by the staff. Some get plenty of chances; others seem outcast from the beginning.

Falgoux has a gift for storytelling, and the book unfolds with style and grace. In describing the frustration of one of the collegiate-stars-but-unsigned- nobodies at a scrimmage shortly before the first preseason game, he writes: 

He's a young man staring at Goliath, a man who's a little frustrated because he can't really whack people out here, even though he's just whacked [a running back]. He knows tomorrow he'll have the chance to whack 'em all. Finally, he'll really do, whether one calls it violence or vindication or victory, what he does best.

The coaching staff must make its choices, whether random, planned, fair, or bizarre. One Dream offers a memorable look at a pro team's camp and the perspiration and aspirations of 10 young players trying to make the choices easier. Strongly recommended. --Michael Ferch - Amazon.com
Hardcover: 216 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.82 x 9.54 x 6.08
Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press; ;
ISBN: 1585360325

Ricky Williams: Dreadlocks to Ditka
by Steve Richardson
(Paperback)

When the Saints Come Marching in
by Buddy Diliberto, Michael C. Hebert (Photographer)
(Hardcover)

New Orleans Saints Trivia
by Butch John
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The Saga of the Saints: An Illustrated History of the First 25 Seasons
by Wayne Mack
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