In this jewel of a book, Laura Wilson reveals the energy and thrill of the game and the visceral rough edged culture in which it is played. Few artists could do that. None other has.
Necessity is the mother of Six Man football on the great plains of the American west, in communities too sparsely populated to field eleven man teams. High schools in Texas engage in a more wide-open variant of the game. With fewer players, Six Man football is a speed game full of razzle-dazzle plays. (Bright Sky Press, November 2003)