Set against the backdrop of an American town that without its consent had become a vast social experiment, Outcasts United follows a pivotal season in the life of a soccer team that brought together immigrant and refugee youth from around the world.  At the center of the story is fiery Coach Luma, who relentlessly drives her players to success on the soccer field while holding together their lives—and the lives of their families—in the face of a series of daunting challenges.

Set against the backdrop of an American town that without its consent had become a vast social experiment, Outcasts United follows a pivotal season in the life of a soccer team that brought together immigrant and refugee youth from around the world. At the center of the story is fiery Coach Luma, who relentlessly drives her players to success on the soccer field while holding together their lives—and the lives of their families—in the face of a series of daunting challenges.

Still in progess...but SO good so far!     It's right up my alley for being a science nerd but still has enough STORY to keep you interested if you're not a nerd.

Still in progess...but SO good so far! It's right up my alley for being a science nerd but still has enough STORY to keep you interested if you're not a nerd.

The Things They Carried accompanies the narrator through a discovery of the realities of war, whilst grappling with the terrible truths of Vietnam and man's frailty in the face of terror and trauma.

The Things They Carried accompanies the narrator through a discovery of the realities of war, whilst grappling with the terrible truths of Vietnam and man's frailty in the face of terror and trauma.

The Poisonwood Bible is the best book I have read in my adult life.  An amazing story, brilliantly told.

The Poisonwood Bible is the best book I have read in my adult life. An amazing story, brilliantly told.

If you want to know what immigrants to do get into this country, this will tell you.  And give you a huge reality check as well.

If you want to know what immigrants to do get into this country, this will tell you. And give you a huge reality check as well.

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