11v11

  • Title: 11v11
  • Author: C.I. DeMann
  • ISBN: 9781977902078
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • v At high schools on opposite sides of town two groups of girls showed up for the first day of soccer practice and everyone thought they knew how the season would go West Syca s team had always been p
    At high schools on opposite sides of town, two groups of girls showed up for the first day of soccer practice, and everyone thought they knew how the season would go.West Syca s team had always been pretty average No one expected that to change.East Syca s team was the best in the state, with a lineup full of All Stars Anything less than a state championship woulAt high schools on opposite sides of town, two groups of girls showed up for the first day of soccer practice, and everyone thought they knew how the season would go.West Syca s team had always been pretty average No one expected that to change.East Syca s team was the best in the state, with a lineup full of All Stars Anything less than a state championship would have been a disappointment.But in sports, things rarely go according to plan There were new arrivals There were injuries There were red cards and penalties and fights in the locker room Boyfriends and girlfriends and deaths in the family Add it all together and you get a season people are still talking about 10 years later.This is the story of that season, the greatest girls soccer season that never actually happened, told through interviews with the young women who didn t actually live it.

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    About C.I. DeMann


    1. C.I DeMann isn t actually a person He s a robot, sent from the future to write fiction His stories are designed to prevent a future war between humans and robots Wait No Reverse that His stories are designed to CAUSE a future war between Wait, no that s wrong, too Dammit This time travel stuff can get confusing Give me a second Okay, I think I ve got it His stories are about unicorns.


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    1. “11v11” by C.I. DeMann is an entertaining fictional oral history of two girl soccer teams. In the beginning of the book, the author explained the US although considered second rate in soccer (we call it football in NZ), has 1.6 million girls registered with the US Soccer Federation – more than all other countries combined – which was unbeknownst to me (and, I guess, many others as well). In view of this fact, I began reading the story with some enthusiasm to see why soccer is so popular [...]

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    2. Jeff Buckley once said, “the goal is in the process.” That couldn’t be more true with this book. From the getgo it is pretty obvious what is going to happen on a macro level (we know these 2 teams are going to end up playing a HUGE game that will come down to the wire, how could it NOT happen?). But that’s not the point, the point is in the process, how the author gets them (and the reader) there. The author uses clever and unique storytelling in that everything is done via interviews wi [...]

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    3. Very different format alternating "interviews" with the characters. Engaging, fun, realistic--captured the soccer excitement perfectly. The characters were interesting and grew during the course of the season. Good diversity, seeing and feeling life through so many different people's eyes. Recommended. Especially for soccer fans.

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