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Clemente : the passion and grace of baseball's last hero

Autore: David Maraniss
Editore: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2006.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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On New Year's Eve, 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver supplies to Nicaragua after an earthquake. Journalist Maraniss now brings the great baseball player back to life. Anyone who saw Clemente play will never forget him--he was a work of art in a game too often defined by statistics. But Clemente  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Biographies
Biography
Persona incaricata: Roberto Clemente; Roberto Clemente
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: David Maraniss
ISBN: 0743217810 9780743217811 074329999X 9780743299992
Numero OCLC: 63179088
Descrizione: 401 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Something that never ends --
Where momen came from --
Dream of deeds --
The residue of design --
Arriba! Arriba! --
Alone at the miracle --
Pride and prejudice --
Fever --
Passion --
A circular stage --
El día más grande --
Tip of the cap --
Temblor --
Cockroach corner --
December 31 --
Out of the sea.
Responsabilità: David Maraniss.
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From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "When Pride Still Mattered" comes a book destined to become a modern classic--a full-scale biography of great baseball player and humanitarian Roberto  Per saperne di più…

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"Forges a near-perfect synthesis of fine writing and fascinating material. May be the best sports biography ever published."-- Ron Fimrite, "Sports Illustrated"

 
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