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Mickey Mantle : America's prodigal son

Author: Tony Castro
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Based on over 250 interviews with the famous ballplayer's friends, teammates, lovers, and acquaintances, offers a portrait of the complex American sports hero.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Mickey Mantle; Mickey Mantle; Mickey Mantle
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Castro
ISBN: 1574883844 9781574883848 1574885316 9781574885316
OCLC Number: 49002037
Description: xiv, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Fathers and Sons --
Heroes and Rebels --
The Kingdom and the Power --
The Autumn of the Legend --
Mickey Mantle's Hall of Fame Speech --
Bob Costas's Eulogy --
Mickey Mantle's Batting Statistics.
Responsibility: Tony Castro.
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In the life of the great cultural icon baseball slugger Mickey Mantle, we see America's romance with boldness, its celebration of muscle, and its comfort in power during a time when might did make  Read more...

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"Riveting. . . . A balanced portrait of a flawed hero."

 
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