The King of Halloween and Miss Firecracker Queen: A Daughter's Tale of Family and Football

Lori Leachman: “The King of Halloween and Miss Firecracker Queen: A Daughter's Tale of Family and Football” (Morgan James Publishing)

Economics professor Lori Leachman’s new book, out in an e-edition on Jan. 30 and in print in May, tells about a football life in the South from a daughter’s perspective. Her father, a noted high school, college and noted National Football League coach, died from CTE, a degenerative brain disease found in athletes, military veterans and others with a history of repetitive brain trauma.