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‘Rags to Roses’ released in print, on Kindle


The Stanford Daily’s new book, “Rags to Roses: The Rise of Stanford Football,” is now available in the Stanford Bookstore and the Kindle Store. Authors Joseph Beyda, George Chen and Sam Fisher interviewed 30 current and former Stanford football players for this project, which chronicles the Cardinal football program’s journey from its 1-11 2006 season to its 2013 Rose Bowl Game victory.

Rags to Roses Cover

Length: 248 pages

Price: $9.99 for Kindle, $14.99 in print

Where can I buy the book? Visit the “Rags to Roses” Kindle listing for the e-book. You can find the print book at the Stanford Bookstore, on the Bookstore’s website and in the Stanford Athletics Shop, as well as it’s gameday affiliates.

What if I don’t have a Kindle? You can still read the e-book on your Android device, iPad or iPhone by downloading the Kindle app and signing in to your Amazon account. You can also read the book on your computer by installing Kindle for PC at, but we recommend viewing on a tablet or kindle device for optimal formatting.

Questions or comments? Get in touch with the authors at [email protected]

Want a free preview? Check out the book’s preface and the six other excerpts we have released:

2006: On quick kicks and bear crawls

2007: Belief without seeing

2008: To redshirt, or not to redshirt, Andrew Luck

2009: Going for two

2010: Celebrating with football

2011: Luck’s easy decision