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Overtime Book Tour – New Orelans, LA
January 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
John U. Bacon will be speaking about and signing his newest book, Overtime: Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines at the Crossroads of College Football.
You will have the opportunity for an hour-long meet and greet with John during which food and drinks will be served, after which time he will give a 45 minute talk regarding his latest book. Finally, you’ll have the opportunity to purchase a copy of the book (or, if you’d like, bring your own), and John will autograph it for you.
The cost is $50/person, which includes all food and drinks served at the event. Books may be purchased for an additional $25. If you intend to attend, please RSVP to Dan Chiorean or Josh Reyher via email at email@example.com
In order to get an accurate head count of attendees, please RSVP no later than Wednesday, January 29 at 5pm.
For payment we accept checks, PayPal, Venmo, or the Cash App by Square. You may use firstname.lastname@example.org to forward your payment.
We look forward to seeing you all there.
“A brilliant look into the wild and wonderful world of U.S. college football. … One of the best insider-football books ever written.” —Douglas Brinkley
A riveting insider’s chronicle of Michigan’s Jim Harbaugh era, and a deeply reported human portrait of a big-time college football program at the crossroads.
For the past year, John U. Bacon has received unprecedented access to Jim Harbaugh’s University of Michigan football team: coaches, players, and staffers, in closed-door meetings, locker rooms, meals, and classes. Overtime captures this storied program at the crossroads, as the sport’s winningest team battles to reclaim its former glory. But what if the price of success today comes at the cost of your soul? Do you pay it, or compete without compromising?
In the spirit of HBO’s Hardknocks, Overtime follows the Wolverine coaches, players, and staffers through the 2018 season, including Harbaugh, offensive stars Shea Patterson and Karan Higdon, NFL-ready defensive standouts Rashan Gary, Devin Bush Jr., and Chase Winovich, second-stringers striving to find their place on the team, and their parents’ reactions to it all. Bacon met with them every week during a season that saw the Wolverines ride a ten-game winning streak to #4 in the nation, then take a beating at the hands of arch-rival Ohio State, led by controversial coach Urban Meyer, Harbaugh’s foil. Overtime also previews the crucial 2019 campaign ahead.
Above all, this is a human story. In Overtime we not only discover what these public figures are like behind the scenes, we learn what the experience means to them as they go through it – the trials, the triumphs, and the unexpected answers to a central question: Is it worth it?