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Superman : the high-flying history of America's most enduring hero

Author: Larry Tye
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author, a prize-winning journalist here delivers a full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made Superman the icon he is today.
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Named Person: Superman, (Fictitious character); Stålmannen, (fiktiv gestalt); Superman, Literarische Gestalt.; Superman, (Fictitious character)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Tye
ISBN: 9781400068661 1400068665
OCLC Number: 753624854
Description: xiv, 409 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Endurance --
Giving birth --
A hero for his times --
A matter of faith --
The speed of sound --
Superman, Inc. --
The deadly truth --
Imagine this --
Believing a man can fly --
Back to the future --
Till death do us part --
Tights and fights --
Superman's CV.
Responsibility: Larry Tye.

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The author, a prize-winning journalist here delivers a full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and performers who made Superman the icon he is today.

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