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Heart of a tiger : growing up with my grandfather, Ty Cobb

Author: Herschel Cobb
Publisher: Toronto : ECW Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ty Cobb is considered to be the greatest baseball player of all time. He had a reputation as the fiercest competitor of them all, but he realised that the qualities that made him successful also undermined his relationship with his children. Herschel Cobb's father was abusive, and his mother an adulterous alcoholic. After his father died, Herschel he began to spend a portion of each summer with his grandfather Ty.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Ty Cobb; Herschel Cobb; Ty Cobb; Herschel Cobb
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herschel Cobb
ISBN: 1770411305 9781770411302
OCLC Number: 812068106
Description: xi, 279 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Front Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter One --
The Snake River, Idaho, 1949; Chapter Two --
223 Pierce St., Twin Falls, Idaho; Chapter Three --
The Passing of Two Sons; Chapter Four --
Mist and Clarity at Lake Tahoe; Chapter Five --
The North Shore Club; Chapter Six --
My First Visit to His Office; Chapter Seven --
A Chance Meeting in the Night; Chapter Eight --
Spencer Lane to Cave Rock, through Lodi; Chapter Nine --
""So, You Met Mr. Al Stump!""; Chapter Ten --
July 17, 1961, and Beyond; Back Cover.
Responsibility: Herschel Cobb.

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Ty Cobb is considered to be the greatest baseball player of all time. He had a reputation as the fiercest competitor of them all, but he realised that the qualities that made him successful also undermined his relationship with his children. Herschel Cobb's father was abusive, and his mother an adulterous alcoholic. After his father died, Herschel he began to spend a portion of each summer with his grandfather Ty. Heart of a Tiger is Herschel's moving account of how Ty Cobb seized a second chance at having a close family and finally to peace with himself.

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