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Campy : the two lives of Roy Campanella

Author: Neil Lanctot
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and career of the gifted athlete, tracing his achievements playing with the Negro Leagues and Brooklyn Dodgers before the accident that rendered him a quadriplegic and pioneer in rehabilitative physical therapy.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Roy Campanella; Roy Campanella
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Lanctot
ISBN: 9781416547044 1416547045 9781451606492 1451606494
OCLC Number: 646112756
Description: x, 516 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Nicetown boy --
The big league of colored baseball --
Mackey's protégé --
Elite giant --
A rising star --
War and a tryout --
Mexico --
Mr. Rickey --
Nashua --
Brooklyn --
Out of the shadows --
The split --
A year to remember --
Aches, pains, and a comeback --
It hurts up here --
Redemption --
The luckiest man in the world --
Dosoris Lane --
A different kind of life --
Boy of summer --
Roy Campanella batting record.
Responsibility: Neil Lanctot.
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Traces the life and career of the gifted athlete, tracing his achievements playing with the Negro Leagues and Brooklyn Dodgers before the accident that rendered him a quadriplegic and pioneer in rehabilitative physical therapy.

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