WorldCat Identities

Mathias, Bob 1930-2006

Works: 43 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 2,072 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  War films  Romance films  Biography  Sports films  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Contributor, Illustrator, Speaker, Performer
Classifications: TT174.5.W6, 745.592
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bob Mathias
Simple wooden toymaking by Bob Mathias( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young sailor by Andrew Langley( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of selected subjects such as boat types, basic sailing principles, boat handling and others. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
Crescent color guide to sailing and boardsailing by Bob Mathias( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China doll( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Disillusioned by the war, air captain Cliff Brandon is sullen, depressed and on one fateful night, drunk! Stumbling home that evening, he throws some cash at a beggar, only to find out in the morning he's actually paid the man for three months of housekeeping service from his daughter, the beautiful Shu-Jen. Before long, Shu-Jen has Brandon's life straightened out and the two have grown intense feelings for one another. But can their love survive the ravages of war?"--Container
The joy of the baby by Ian Digby( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sports colossus( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sports moments from the 20's, 30's and 40's from the famed Grantland Rice collection highlights the epic-making performances of yesteryear
The Decathlon( Visual )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They're the handful of Olympic champions whose careers and achievements will live through the ages. Captures the glory of Olympic triumph and the dramatic human stories behind it, using rare competition footage and personal recollections of the athletes
Every boy's new handbook( Book )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every girl's new handbook( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It happened in Athens( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1896, a Greek actress hungry for publicity publicly announces that she will marry the winner of the local marathon. She believes her true love is a shoo-in, but when a poor shepherd wins the race, the actress is forced to make good on her promise
Everyone's book of sailing and boardsailing by Bob Mathias( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes of an American town : featuring two-time Olympic gold medalist, Bob Mathias( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Winning the Olympic gold medal for the United States in 1948 at the age of seventeen, and again in 1952, Mathias would have tried out for the 1956 games. However, he was barred by the Olympic committee because he had starred in "The Bob Mathias story." He went on to become a well-known actor, then a U.S. Congressman. In this informative and entertaining documentary, we go to Mathias' hometown of Tulare, California, to trace his story. Bob Mathias, from his home in Fresno, CA, also tells his own story to filmmaker Dan Traub (his last interview before his death in 2006)"--Container
Food stamp program. April 12, 1967. -- Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed( )

1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American odyssey : the Bob Mathias story by Bob Mathias( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob Mathias is a true 20th-century American hero. The youngest man ever to win the Olympic decathlon gold medal, and the only American ever to win it twice, Mathias was also a movie star, U.S. Marine, writer, four-term congressman, and architect of America's Olympic renaissance. In addition, he was recently named by both ESPN and the Associated Press as one of the century's 100 greatest athletes. In his autobiography, this American original offers incisive comments on many of the famous people and events he witnessed during his long and distinguished career of public service. He talks about the old-fashioned values he grew up with, and how they still have a place in a changing culture. He discusses the current state of athletics, what colleges should be doing for their scholarship athletes but aren't, the total collapse of amateurism worldwide, and the million-dollar salaries being paid to mediocre athletes. He also offers practical, down-to-earth solutions to many of the problems he sees facing not only athletics, but also our country and the world. This book is a lively, well-written account of a unique life, lived to its fullest potential, and includes some never-before-published pictures that can only be described as collectors' items
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Young sailor
Alternative Names
Bob Mathias American decathlete

Bob Mathias Amerikaans politicus

Bob Mathias amerikanischer Leichtathlet und Politiker

Bob Mathias athlète et politicien américain

Bob Mathias atleta e politico statunitense

Bob Mathias lekkoatleta amerykański

Bob Mathias político americano

Bob Mathias político estadounidense

Bob Mathias US-amerikanesche Politiker

Mathias, Robert Bruce 1930-

Mathias, Robert Bruce 1930-2006

Robert Bruce Mathias

Μπομπ Ματάιας

Боб Матіас

Роберт Мэтиас американский легкоатлет (десятиборье)

בוב מתיאס

باب متیاس افسر، بازیگر، ورزشکار، و سیاست‌مدار آمریکایی

بوب ماثياس

밥 머사이어스



English (57)

An American odyssey : the Bob Mathias story