Amy Bass


Books by Amy Bass


9780316396554

One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together

Available in: Paperback, Hardcover
"Tells the inspiring story of the soccer team in a town bristling with racial tension that united Somali refugees and multi-generation Mainers in their quest for state, and ultimately national, glory. When thousands of Somali refugees resettled in Lewiston, Maine, a struggling, overwhelmingly white town, longtime residents grew uneasy. Then the mayor wrote a letter asking Somalis to stop coming, which became a national story. While scandal threatened to subsume the town, its high school's soccer coach integrated Somali kids onto his team, and their passion began to heal old wounds"--